Move over Avril and Chad; there’s a new Canadian engaged couple on the scene. Elisha Cuthbert and longtime boyfriend Toronto Maple Leafs Captain, Dion Phaneuf got engaged over the weekend after four years of dating.
People.com refers to it as, “A match made in heaven … or, actually, Canada,”
Dion proposed to Elisha before the couple hosted a surprise engagement party for their friends at the New Glasgow Lobster restaurant in Prince Edward Island.
According to The Toronto Star, the restaurant then took to their Facebook page, posting, “Last night we hosted a private party for Toronto Maple Leaf’s Cptn Dion Phaneuf where he and Canadian actress Elisha Cuthbert announced their engagement! A nice surprise for all their guests! Congrats to them both and LOVE the ring!!!!”
No one knew about the engagement before dinner, but the pair, who began dating in May 2008, invited 35 friends and family to the restaurant.. Suddenly, screams and applause could be heard coming from a private dining room after the couple broke the news.