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Julianne Hough announces engagement to Brooks Laich: 'Overwhelmed with joy'

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich are set to tie the knot!

We are overwhelmed with joy and excitement to share with you our recent engagement! #fiancé #love

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The "Dancing With the Stars" judge announced the happy news in an Instagram post Tuesday morning.

"We are overwhelmed with joy and excitement to share with you our recent engagement! #fiancé #love," she captioned an image of herself embracing her husband-to-be, a hockey player for the Washington Capitals.

Laich shared the same message and photo on his own Instagram account.

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Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals and actress Julianne Hough skate during the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic practice day on December 31, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will take place on New Year's Day with the Washington Capitals playing the Chicago Blackhawks.

Hough, 27, and Laich, 32, reportedly began dating in February 2014.

"He's a wonderful guy," Hough told E! News early in their relationship.

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