He’s a fiercely competitive professional ice hockey player, she’s one of country music’s most powerful vocalists, and together they’re the powerhouse couple America just can’t get enough of.
So how did Nashville Predators player Mike Fisher come to meet international superstar Carrie Underwood? Turns out he was a big fan of her music!
Attending one of Underwood’s concerts back in 2008, the two became acquainted at a meet and greet back in October of 2008, not going on their official first date until New Year’s Eve. The Canadian native proposed to Underwood in late December 2009 at home surrounded by close friends and family according to Nash Country Daily.
Generally very hush-hush about their relationship, the engagement was confirmed by Underwood’s publicist the following day, stating, “I’m happy to confirm that Carrie Underwood is engaged to Mike Fisher, and the couple couldn’t be happier. No wedding date has been set at this time.”