Mike Fisher: Carrie Underwood Is Only My Second “Serious Girlfriend”


He's a star hockey player for the Ottawa Senators today, but Mike Fisher might be turning over a new leaf: recording artist!

After his girlfriend Carrie Underwood wrote "I love you" to him in her new album's liner notes, the 29 year-old athlete jokes, "I told her that when my CD came out, I'd return the favor."

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In an interview with the Toronto Sun, Fisher poo-poos marriage talk but admits that Underwood, 26, is only his second "serious girlfriend."

"There has been only one other girlfriend, really," he says. "It lasted a while, but it was a long time ago."

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Similarly, Underwood recently told Ellen DeGeneres that her one-year relationship with Fisher is "the longest relationship I've had."

In the Play On liner notes, Underwood coos of Fisher. "You make my life better in every way! I thank God for you every day."

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"Obviously, it was very nice," Fisher tells the Toronto Sun of the tribute. "I was happy she included me in something like that."

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Stressing their need for privacy, Fisher acknowledges, "we're both happy with the way things are . . . I'm obviously happy . . .things are great off the ice."

Last week on Ellen, Underwood stressed that they have no plans to move in together. "Call me old fashioned," she said. "The next guy I move in with will be my hubby. Who ever that is.  I'm not saying it's going to be him."

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