Sask. NHLer Brooks Laich engaged to ‘Dancing’ champ Julianne Hough

Actress Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich attend the 'Open Hearts Foundation Gala' on May 10, 2014 in Malibu, California. Angela Weiss/Getty Images for Open Hearts Foundation

Two-time Dancing With the Stars champion Julianne Hough and Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich say they are planning to get married.

Laich and Hough each tweeted a link to a photo of the couple with the same message Tuesday: “We are overwhelmed with joy and excitement to share with you our recent engagement! #fiance #love”

Hough is an actress and became a judge on Dancing With the Stars after winning the competition.

Laich has played 11 seasons in the NHL. He was born in Wawota, Sask.

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