FCA praises testimony of NHL standouts

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com)

Matt Cullen (Penguins)They are enemies on the ice but brothers in the Lord. 

That describes two NHL players on opposing teams in this year's Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators.

Predators' center Mike Fisher (pictured below) and Penguins' center Matt Cullen (pictured at left) stand out on the ice because of their faith in Christ.

Both have partnered with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes to contribute to the first hockey-themed New Testament, which features inspiring words from hockey players at various levels of the sport.  

Fisher, 36, is captain of a Predator's team playing in its first-ever Stanley Cup Finals.

Cullen, who is 40, and the Penguins are going for back-to-back-championships.

Mike Fisher (NHL Predators)The Penguins are leading the series 1-0 after defeating the Predators 5-3 Monday night. Game 2 is scheduled for tonight, May 31.

Clay Meyer, editor of FCA Magazine, says both players are living out their commitment to Christ, including with coaches and athletes who watch them.

"But I think where it really hits home for them is in their locker room," says Meyer, "where they're doing life really with the other guys on the team and getting to share their faith in that way, too."

The testimonies of top-level players such Fisher and Culler really do impact others who see their Christian witness, says the FCA spokesman. 

"It means quite a bit to a coach or an athlete, if they're younger or in high school or something like that, to see professional athletes like Matt Cullen and Mike Fisher - both guys at the top level of hockey - playing for the Stanley Cup," Meyer tells OneNewsNow.

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