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Predators' Mike Fisher has developed his own star power in Nashville

Predators' Mike Fisher has developed his own star power in Nashville

In a city whose most celebrated citizens earn their stardom by strumming a guitar or crooning into a microphone, Mike Fisher has made his mark by wielding a hockey stick.

As the captain of the Predators, whose unlikely trip to the Stanley Cup Final has turned Nashville into a honky-tonk Hockey Town, Fisher is their most visible face, their leader on the ice and off. As the husband of superstar country singer/writer Carrie Underwood, he often appears at awards shows and red-carpet events, traversing the worlds of sports and entertainment with ease.

The veteran center, who turned 37 on Monday, readily acknowledges his good fortune with typical hockey player humility. Just...

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