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