Mike Fisher announces retirement following recent surgery

Edduin Carvajal
May 14, 2018
05:12 P.M.

Mike Fisher, the NHL player who was a member of the Nashville Predators, got an injury on May 7 that might have given the final push to his retirement decision.


As AZ Sports Nashville reported, Fisher injured the meniscus of his left knee. The unfortunate incident took place in the first period of the Game 6 between the Predators and the Winnipeg Jets.

At that point, Peter Laviolette, the team's coach, didn’t provide any information about Fisher’s health, but his fans knew it was serious when he was not seen either practicing or skating the days following the game.

Now, the website of the NHL revealed that Fisher retired on May 12, after the Predators lost the decisive Game 7. He played at the highest level of hockey for 18 seasons.


In this short season, he had four points (two goals, two assists) in 16 games. During the 12 Stanley Cup Playoff games he played, he managed to score only one goal.

Even though learning that Fisher retired might surprise many people, it was not the first time he did so. At the end of the 2016-2017 season, when he was the Predators’ captain, he retired.

Thankfully for the fans who wanted to see him back on the ice, he signed another contract with the same team in late-February. In an interview he had with NHL, he confessed he had no plans to coming out of retirement again.


‘I'm glad I came back. It was awesome. Obviously disappointing, but that's the way it goes sometimes. I know this team, they'll learn and grow and be better.’

Mike Fisher, NHL, May 12, 2018.

When asked, he confessed that the idea of returning to the Predators organization playing a different role was not crazy, but that at the moment he was no focused on that.

The NHL website finally reported that Fisher finished had 589 points (278 goals, 311 assists) in 1,104 NHL games with the Predators and the Ottawa Senators.

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