While Underwood had dated both public figures and non-public figures in her past, she says everything just fit perfectly with Fisher. "He knew what to expect," Underwood says of one of the perks of dating and marrying a fellow star. However, the thought of pursuing a singing career apparently had not yet been the main priority in her life as she instead chose to put concentration on her study, entering Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma after her graduation from Checotah High School.Who would have thought a small town girl from Oklahoma and a hockey-playing Canadian would become a high-profile power couple.He wanted to hook her up with Mike Fisher, a National Hockey League star who played at that time for the Ottawa Senators.In a preview of her upcoming VH1 "Behind The Music Special," according to Examiner.com, Underwood, thinking back to that moment, declares with a laugh, "I mean, can I make dating more difficult?
And he travels a lot, which is good for both of us. "First time I saw her, she was more beautiful in person than on TV," he confessed, according to Examiner."We talked on the phone for almost three months before we actually got together," the singer told Glamour, according to Us Magazine. Then our first real date was on New Year's Eve, and our first kiss was when the ball dropped." Looking back at that special night, Underwood is thankful for making the first move on the hunky hockey player.He played for the Senators before being traded in Feb. In 2012, Fisher won the NHL Foundation Player Award.So, how did this girl and boy from two different countries meet, marry and are now on the brink of being first-time parents?There are always surprises at weddings, but the "Blown Away" singer had a very thoughtful one for her husband at theirs.