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Karlsson's wedding involves less pizza than his proposal

Senators defenseman marries Melinda Currey after couple was engaged over pepperoni

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Erik Karlsson and Melinda Currey were married this past weekend in a lovely ceremony that didn't feature nearly as much pizza as expected.

You may remember that the Ottawa Senators defenseman proposed by putting the ring in a pepperoni pie. It was a moment that went over quite well with Currey, a self-proclaimed pizza enthusiast.

The couple was married Saturday at the National Gallery of Canada.

Instagram from @erikkarlsson65: Erik Karlsson and his wife Melinda Currey.

Instagram from @patricpersson85: Erik Karlsson and Melinda Currey dance at their wedding reception.

More than a few NHL players, many of them current and former teammates of Karlsson, were in attendance. Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom shared a video of the happy couple entering the reception.

Instagram from @markstrom25: Mr. and Mrs. Karlsson enter the reception.

Pictures of the bride and groom hit Instagram in the days following the wedding.

Instagram from @melindacurrey: The bride and groom share a moment.

Senators legend Daniel Alfredsson served as the best man. Country music singer Dallas Smith performed at the reception.

And to think, it all started with a pizza.

Instagram from @melindacurrey: It all started with a pizza.

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