Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

September 17, 2007 14:18 ET

Ottawa Senators Re-Sign Mike Fisher

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2007) - Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray today announced the re-signing of centre Mike Fisher to a five-year agreement.

In his seventh season with the Senators in 2006-07, Fisher set new career highs in points (48) and assists (26), while tying his career high in goals (22). He also added 41 penalty minutes over 68 regular-season games. The 27-year-old also wore the alternate captain's 'A' for 18 games. In 20 post-season games, Fisher ranked second in the NHL with 73 hits.

In seven NHL seasons, Fisher has 92 goals, 100 assists and 314 penalty minutes during 384 regular-season games. He also has 12 goals and 11 assists in 69 playoff games.

Career highlights for the Peterborough, Ont., native include his first nomination for the Selke Award in 2005-06, selection by the Professional Hockey Writers Association (Ottawa Chapter) for the Masterton award in 2003-04 and participation in the 2002 NHL YoungStars Game.

Ottawa's first second-round pick, 44th overall, in the 1998 NHL entry draft, Fisher played two season with the Ontario Hockey League's Sudbury Wolves.

MIKE FISHER, Centre - Shoots: Right - Size: 6'1, 213 lbs.

Born: June 5, 1980 (Peterborough, Ont.)

Drafted: 1998 - Ottawa's first secoond-round pick (44th overall)

Contact Information

  • Phil Legault, 613-599-0327
    Steve Keogh, 613-599-0326
    Brian Morris, 613-599-0289