Mike Fisher spent the past six and a half years as a member of the Nashville Predators, so when the 37-year-old announced he was returning to the NHL on Wednesday afternoon you can bet every Preds fan was happy to hear the news.


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Considering the Predators are just three points back of the Winnipeg Jets for top spot in the Central Division, this addition comes at a perfect time for last year’s Western Conference champions.

On Wednesday afternoon, Fisher’s teammates shared just how excited they are to have him back on the roster.

Fisher served as the team captain last season, but once he stepped down during the offseason the team went ahead and passed the ‘C’ onto Roman Josi. On Wednesday, the current captain of the Preds also chimed in on the move, and even joked about how he helped seal the deal to get Fisher back in town.

The Peterborough, Ontario native has played 413 of his 1,088 NHL regular season games with the Nashville Predators and he has recorded 109 goals and 128 assists for 237 points in a Preds uniform.

(H/T Twitter/brooksbratten)