Carrie Underwood is engaged to Ottawa Senators hockey player Mike Fisher, her publicist said Monday.No wedding date has been set for the couple, who have been dating for about a year."The couple couldn't be happier," said publicist Jessie Schmidt. 3, also leave little doubt how she feels about the 6-foot-one-inch 209-lb. “I think of somebody who’s very strong, and kinda quiet and has this confidence about them. “First, it would be someone who loves God and puts God first,” she explains “Somebody who would put me second, and I’d be a very high priority. And, hopefully, I’d do all those things for him, too. Would never do anything bad, never do anything to hurt your daughter, never do anything to make her or him look bad or immoral. Although Carrie denied any notion of a relationship, Tony confirmed it on his website and to a reporter for an Illinois newspaper. But Checotah’s smaller.’” Even though Carrie and Mike did their best to keep their relationship mostly out of the spotlight until confirming their engagement, there’ve definitely been signs in the past several months that, as Carrie said, things were certainly “in a good place.” During her April 5 Entertainer of the Year acceptance speech at the 2009 ACM Awards in Las Vegas, Carrie concluded her nationally televised comments by saying, “Mike, baby, I wish you were here.” The liner notes of her current Play On CD, released Nov. “When I think of cowboys, and I don’t just go stereotypical hats and boots and Wranglers and button-up plaid shirts,” she explains. As Carrie talks about the lyrics, the warmth and affection in her voice make it clear—she’s almost certainly talking about Mike, who, like Carrie, is a devout Christian. Just somebody who would protect me and always be here for me and listen to me. Like Carrie, Lorrie later became involved with a “Senator,” U. Tony escorted her to the 2007 ACM Awards in Las Vegas and the two reportedly dated on and off that year.I can’t speak now and say, ‘Why, yes, we’ll be together forever.’ But I’m not saying no to that either. No wedding date has been set at this time.” Mike shared the happy news in a locker-room chat with hockey media at the Senators’ morning skate before their Dec. “It’s true,” said a smiling Mike to the Ottawa Citizen. Our first date was actually New Year’s Eve, so we kind of count that as our anniversary.” As her relationship with Mike developed, Carrie talked in October about them each seeing the other’s home stomping grounds . “We’re both obviously excited and very happy and so, exciting times for sure.” While he didn’t want to go into details of the proposal, Mike did admit to popping the question on Sunday, Dec. According to an unidentified family friend, Mike asked Carrie to marry him at his home while surrounded by friends and family, and later sent text messages of the good news to his friends. And winger Chris Neil, also Mike’s longtime roommate, said the engagement was “a long time coming. It’s unbelievable for him.” The Citizen reports Carrie did receive a ring when she and Mike became engaged, and online photos of Carrie post-engagement show her wearing a ring that appears to be just slightly smaller than a hockey puck. He's expected to miss the first few games of the season.
Plus, find out everything you need to know about the man in Carrie’s life. No bull––the sensitive singer/songwriter, who’s landed on the country charts with “Stronger Woman” and “I Do,” and the former rodeo champion have been married since August of 2008 after ten years of being together.Days before the CMA Awards in early November, Underwood did not know whether she would be spending the holidays with Fisher. Underwood has kept her relationship largely under wraps, but she gave Fisher a very public shout-out in the liner notes of her current album, "Play On," that was released Nov. She wrote, "Thank you (No.) 12 (referring to his jersey number.) You are the most amazing addition to my life! You are such a wonderful person and have had such an amazing hand in the building of this album and in the growth of me as a person. Love is a tricky and mysterious thing — a thing that can bring together an American Idol winner and a hockey player living and working in Ottawa, Canada.Thanks to her Behind the Music special in 2012, fans got the very cute details of how a friend decided to introduce the now-married couple and see if they would hit it off.