Former Predators captain Mike Fisher to be inducted into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

Former Predators captain Mike Fisher to be inducted into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

The Hall called for Mike Fisher on Tuesday night.

The former Nashville Predators captain Mike Fisher will be inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame this year, an honor he found out about Tuesday night during his former team’s game against the Vancouver Canucks at Bridgestone Arena.

“Since Mike’s arrival in the Volunteer State, he has worked to make the state better in every way. From his on-icecontributions to his philanthropic work across the region, Mike Fisher has made an indelible mark on the state ofTennessee,” Brad Willis, Executive Director of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Brad Willis, said. “Mike was part of a Predators team that captivated the state, and we are excited to honor his career with induction into the Class of 2023.”

Fisher spent the last seven-plus seasons of his 17-year career with the Predators, for whom he was voted captain in 2016, one year before he helped the franchise to its only Stanley Cup Final appearance.

Fisher had 111 goals and 130 assists in 429 regular-season games with the Predators before retiring for good in May 2018.

Fisher works with several charitable organizations and hosts an annual celebrity clay shoot to benefit Middle Tennessee nonprofit organizations.

Former Middle Tennessee State baseball player Steve Smith, Bristol Motor Speedway co-founder Carl R. Moore, and Olympic gold medalist Tianna Madison, who went to Tennessee, will join Fisher in the 2023 class, which will be announced in full in the coming weeks.

The ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, July 22 at the Omni Nashville Downtown.

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