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Parents Happy for Newly Engaged Mike Fisher and Carrie Underwood

December 24, 2009 (7:33 am) GMT
Praising Mike and Carrie as a great couple, the hockey player's father Jim however refuses to spill the beans on the pair's wedding plans.

Jim and Karen Fisher, parents to 's fiance , are "very happy" about their son's recent engagement to the music performer. "Both Karen and I were quite excited, we're very happy for them," Jim tells Canadian paper the Peterborough Examiner. "We've got to know her quite well over the last year and she's a great girl. We just think they make a great couple."

When asked about his son and Carrie's wedding plans, Jim remains mum though. "They're staying pretty private ... They haven't gone into a lot of detail," says the older Fisher. "I can't comment on that ... He didn't so I'm not."

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher began dating earlier this year. Nevertheless, it wasn't until recently that they went public with their romance, with the "" alum giving Mike a credit on the liner notes of her new CD, "".

On Monday, December 21, Carrie's representative publicly confirmed her engagement to Mike, who is a hockey player. Later that day, Carrie was spotted flashing her engagement ring while attending Mike's game against the Boston Bruins in Ottawa.

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