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Fisher triple-OT goal blows up Predators Twitter

Carrie Underwood among those celebrating husband's winner in longest game of playoffs

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

While the Nashville Predators were celebrating, and hopefully getting some sleep, after their 4-3 triple-overtime defeat of the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of the Western Conference Second Round, social media was ablaze Friday morning about Mike Fisher's winning goal in the longest game of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The game started at 8:10 p.m. CT on Thursday and ended at 1:03 a.m. CT on Friday.

The best-of-7 series is tied 2-2. Game 5 will be at SAP Center on Saturday (10 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports).

Fisher's wife, country singer Carrie Underwood, took time to react from her "The Storyteller" tour stop in Wisconsin.

Tweet from @carrieunderwood: My. Husband. #PredsvsSharks @mikefisher1212

The Predators official Twitter account posted this awesome fan reaction video to Fisher's game-winner.

Tweet from @PredsNHL: . @mikefisher1212 we kind of love you. #StandWithUs #SJSvsNSH

The Predators website writer shared the bench reaction to the triple-OT goal.

Tweet from @TomAWillis: Bench love. #Preds #SJSvsNSH #StanleyCup

This fan zeroed in on Ryan Johansen's difficulty leaving the bench after Fisher's winner.

Tweet from @Lizzs_Lockeroom: I hope someone falls for you the way Ryan Johansen fell for Mike Fisher's goal

Colby Voss of Chattanooga, Tenn., caught the celebration and posted it to Instagram.

Tweet from @Cvoss24: Witnessed history tonight! Watched the Predators win game 4 of round 2 in the playoffs in triple���

Nashville's mayor took time out of city business to weigh in on the Predators' win early Friday morning.

Tweet from @MayorMeganBarry: I'm sure we are all a little tired this morning, but a 3OT win is worth it! #StandWithUs #GoPreds #SJSvsNSH

Fans of the Ottawa Senators were happy it was Fisher, the Senators' second-round pick (No. 44) in the 1998 NHL Draft, who scored the winner.

Tweet from @johnnye78: Hooray for ex-#Sens player Mike Fisher! 3OT baby! Beauty grit goal.Tweet from @robertdekker: So happy to wake up to not only see that @PredsNHL win in 3OT BUT #Sens fan fave @mikefisher1212 score the winner! #nhlplayoffs #StandWithUs

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