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Subban engaged to skier Vonn

Devils defenseman known for flashiness pops question in low-key proposal

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

P.K. Subban could be changing his catchphrase from "Let's go!" to "I do."

The New Jersey Devils defenseman proposed to his girlfriend, retired Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, at their home in Los Angeles on Aug. 14, Vogue reported Friday. 

"Lindsey's the best thing that's ever happened to me," Subban told the magazine. "There are people in life that deserve to be with good people. They have that person who takes care of them and makes them smile, and she deserves to be with someone who loves her more than anything else in the world, and I do."

 

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Subban, who's known for his flashiness and style sense, bought an emerald ring and made a low-key proposal.

"I wanted it to be very personal and about how serious I'm taking it," Subban said. "It's about us and our family. I kept it close to the chest.

"I got the ring and said, 'You know what? I'm just going to do it home.' Everything kind of came together on that day. Everyone says the stars aligned -- well, it was actually a full moon. I was worried because I knew she would want to be dressed up and not in her pajamas, and it just so happened she had a business meeting, so she was fully dressed up."

No date is set, but perhaps the couple should plan for a summer wedding in hopes that the Devils' season lasts well into spring.

Instagram from @subbanator: 🤷🏼‍♀️🤷🏿‍♂️ VIEW ON INSTAGRAM

"We're in such a busy time right now," Vonn said. "We're trying to move to New Jersey. I just want to enjoy the moment and the engagement. We're not in a big hurry to get married. It kind of depends on his playing schedule, and when we have time to sit down and go through it. I don't want to stress him out because he has a big season coming."

Fans wishing to congratulate the couple can text Subban, who gave out his cell number Thursday.

Subban, who was traded to the Devils by the Nashville Predators on June 22, had 31 points (nine goals, 22 assists) in 63 regular-season games with the Predators last season and three points (one goal, two assists) in six Stanley Cup Playoff games.

The Devils play their season opener against the Winnipeg Jets on Oct. 4.

Tweet from @voguemagazine: Olympic gold medal-winning skier @LindseyVonn has said yes to professional ice hockey player @PKSubban1's proposal. https://t.co/zIjRmOoFeF

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