Vernon Fiddler, 36, is a professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the Nashville Predators. He has previously played for the New Jersey Devils, Phoenix Coyotes and Dallas Stars.
Wholesale jerseys: Undrafted, Fiddler played in the Western Hockey League with the Kelowna Rockets and the Medicine Hat Tigers before turning pro in 2001. As a free agent, Fiddler played the 2001–02 season with the Roanoke Express of the ECHL and the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League.
On May 6, 2002, Fiddler was signed by the Nashville Predators and was assigned to affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. He later made his NHL debut with the Predators in November 2002, and played 19 NHL games during the 2002–03 season. He had 45 goals and 48 assists in 305 games for Nashville, and has 103 goals and 157 assists in 857 games for the Predators (Predators jerseys), Phoenix Coyotes, Dallas Stars and Devils.
Wholesale hockey jerseys: On July 1, 2009, after playing 305 games for the Predators, Fiddler signed as a free agent with the Phoenix Coyotes. He recorded his first career NHL hat trick on November 12, 2010, against Miikka Kiprusoff of the Calgary Flames.
On July 2, 2014, after testing free-agency, Fiddler re-signed with the Stars on a two-year contract. During his tenure with the Stars, Fiddler immersed himself amongst the leadership group as an alternate captain.
On July 1, 2016, after five seasons with the Stars, Fiddler signed a one-year $1.25 million free agent contract with the New Jersey Devils (Devils jerseys).On February 4, 2017, he was traded back to the Nashville Predators in exchange for a 4th round pick in the 2017 draft.