The actress is preparing to tie the knot with longtime boyfriend Dion Phaneuf after the NHL hockey player asked for her hand in marriage."I can confirm that Dion is in fact engaged to Elisha," Phaneuf's agent told E! According to the , the couple broke the exciting news to about 35 friends and family members during a surprise engagement dinner at the New Glasgow Lobster Supper restaurant in Prince Edward Island, Canada, over the weekend.
Erin Forest, dining room supervisor at the restaurant, told E! It was the first opportunity for the family to find out that news.
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"They invited 40 friends and family to celebrate at the restaurant." PHOTOS: Gorgeous celebrity weddings The group feasted on lobster in the restaurant's downstairs dining area. She was showing off her ring to her family and the wait staff," the source adds.
"The female wait staff were gushing about the ring saying it was 'quite impressive' and 'huge.' At one point, Dion and Elisha both got up an gave a speech and thanked everyone for being there and celebrating this exciting time with them." Phaneuf, who is captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs, made his NHL debut in 2005.
Read on for all the details…Before current boyfriend, ice hockey player, Dion Phaneuf and his loud-mouthed nemesis, Avery, Cuthbert was romantically involved with Justin Timberlake’s best friend and business partner, Trace Ayala.Actress Elisha Cuthbert and NHL player Dion Phaneuf attend The Independent Filmmaker Project, RBC And Euphoria Calvin Klein Celebrate Independent Film At The 36th Toronto International Film Festival at Thompson Hotel on September 10, 2011 in Toronto, Canada.actress, 29, is engaged to hockey player Dion Phaneuf, 27, Us Weekly has learned.The 29-year-old former 24 star announced her happy news via on Sunday (02Sep12).She wrote, "Happily, happily, happily, happily engaged!
They dated for over two years, from 2003-2005, and in 2004 were engaged to be married.