NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Nashville Predators have reached a two-year deal with forward Mike Fisher.
According to a release sent Friday, the Preds and Fisher agreed on a two-year contract worth $8.8 million. The deal will reportedly pay him $4.8 million in 2015-16 and $4 million in 2016-17.
He’s back! @mikefisher1212 inks a 2-year deal to remain with the #Preds —> http://t.co/JUbrMRYhAcpic.twitter.com/LGpkWMvtSI
— Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) June 26, 2015
“Mike Fisher is a player and person anyone would want in their organization,” said President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile. “He is a smart, two-way player who contributes on special teams and is solid in the face-off circle, as well as a member of our leadership group, a respected voice in the dressing room and an integral part of the Nashville community.”
Fisher posted 39 points in 59 games during his fourth full campaign with the team last season. According to the organization, he has the second-most points of any Predator in his 271 games since joining the franchise in 2011.