The former captain of the Nashville Predators, Mike Fisher, husband of country music superstar Carrie Underwood, is officially a US citizen.
Fisher, born in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, announced his citizenship in an article posted on Instagram Thursday.
"Great day, I'm officially American," Fisher said in a photo of himself holding a small American flag.
Fisher, 38, moved to the United States after marrying Underwood in 2010.
He had previously played for the Ottawa Senators, as well as for several Canadian minor league teams, before joining the Predators in the 2010-11 season.
Fisher spent his last eight seasons in the NHL in Nashville before retiring in 2018.
He was named sixth captain of the Predators in 2016 and the first to retire with the team.
Fisher and Underwood have had a busy year in 2019.
The couple welcomed his second son, Jacob, in January.
Fisher and Underwood also have a 4-year-old son named Isaiah.
Fisher also announced that he had realized his dream of always buying a horse on an Instagram post Wednesday.
"Since I'm a kid, I've always wanted horses." Today, I have my first! Bojangles has finally returned! He will have a dance partner in a few days, "wrote Fisher. .
Congratulations to the former captain of Preds!