Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Despite an the lineup card listing him as a scratch, Fisher (lower body) was a late addition to the lineup for Thursday's Game 5 matchup against the Blackhawks.

Fisher initially appeared to be a scratch due to the loser-body injury, but took the ice for pregame warmups and centered the second line in line rushes. It appears he will provide the Predators with a boost heading into a pivotal Game 5 for the club.

Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Fisher (lower body) is listed as a scratch for Thursday's Game 5 matchup with the Blackhawks, Adam Vingan of the Tennessean reports.

Fisher was considered day-to-day coming into the contest, but hasn't played since Game 1 because of the injury. His next chance to return would come Saturday should the series extend to a Game 6.

Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Fisher (lower body) remains uncertain to play in Thursday's Game 5 match against the Blackhawks, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.

Fisher participated in the Preds' gameday skate Thursday, but wasn't willing to speculate on his status for Game 5 during his meeting with reporters. The center has missed the last three games of the series after likely aggravating a pre-existing lower-body injury during Game 1, which resulted in his early removal. A verdict on his status should come down during pregame warmups.

Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Fisher (lower body) remains in the day-to-day category, according to Brooks Bratten of NHL.com.

Fisher hasn't been ruled out for Thursday's game against Chicago, though there should be some added clarity with regard to his status for the contest after the Preds' pre-game skate.

Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Fisher (lower body) won't play Tuesday against Chicago, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.

Fisher was able to participate in the Preds' morning skate in advance of Game 4, but he's not quite ready to resume playoff action. "Mike will return at some point," Preds coach Peter Laviolette noted Tuesday, "but right now he's still listed as day-to-day."

Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Fisher (lower body) was present for Tuesday's morning skate, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.

Given that Fisher was rotating on a line with Colin Wilson, James Neal and Matt Cullen, his status for Tuesday's Game 4 against Chicago looks uncertain at this stage.

Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Fisher (lower body) will not play in Sunday's Game 3 against the Blackhawks.

After missing Game 2 of the series, Fisher traveled with the Predators to Chicago with the hope of playing Sunday, but he wasn't able to show enough improvement with his condition to give it a go. It appears he'll be replaced in the lineup by Mike Santorelli for a second straight game.

Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Fisher (lower body) will make the trip to Chicago with the Predators, John Glennon of the Tennessean reports.

Fisher was held out of Friday's Game 2 against the Blackhawks with the lower body ailment, but appears to be nearing a return to action. It isn't clear whether or not he'll be able to suit up for Game 3 on Sunday, but the fact that he's travelling to Chicago with the team indicates that he has a legitimate shot at doing so. Nashville will provide an update on his status prior to Game 3 on Sunday.

Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Fisher (lower body) will not play on Friday in Game 2 of the Predators' playoff series against the Blackhawks, Brooks Bratten of NHL.com reports.

As expected, Fisher's lower body ailment will keep him out of Friday's contest against Chicago. His next chance to suit up will come on Sunday in Game 3 of the series.

Mike Fisher C NAS 1 month ago

Fisher (lower body) was not on the ice with the team Friday morning, Kristopher Martel of FOX Sports reports.

Fisher was forced out of Wednesday's Game 1 due to an undisclosed lower body injury, and the fact that he did not skate Friday is an indication that he is highly unlikely to be available for Game 2.