WHEN Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid isn’t on the ice, he’s planning a wedding to his fiancée Lauren Kyle.
He popped the question at the end of the 2022-23 NHL season and now fans want to know more about his bride-to-be.
Who is Connor McDavid’s fiancée Lauren Kyle?
Connor McDavid has been in a relationship with Lauren Kyle for more than eight years.
The couple met at a friend’s birthday party in 2016 and have been inseparable ever since.
Kyle is known not only for being McDavid’s fiancée but also for her career as an interior designer.
She splits her time between Edmonton and Toronto designing products for her company, Kyle & Co. Design Studio, which is described as a “full-service design studio.”
Kyle’s career began in the late 2010s after she earned a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Ryerson University.
When she’s not in the studio, she often posts about her life on Instagram to more than 70,000 followers.
Who is Connor McDavid?
Connor McDavid is a professional ice hockey player who was born on January 13, 1997 in Richmond Hill, Canada.
He began playing at a young age and spent most of his youth career competing against older children.
McDavid’s on-ice skills were noticed early on and he became the first overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
Back then, he was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers and now serves as the team’s captain.
In addition to playing in the NHL, McDavid also represents Canada as a member of the country’s national team.
When did Connor McDavid and Lauren Kyle get engaged?
In 2023, the Oilers were eliminated from the playoffs in the second round by the Vegas Golden Knights, who went on to win the Stanley Cup.
While Edmonton fans may have been disappointed with how the season ended, McDavid wasted no time in making sure his offseason was a memorable one.
On June 26, 2023, the Oilers captain proposed to his long-time girlfriend in Muskoka District.
“I’m excited to see what our future holds. You are the most loving, passionate and amazing person. I’m a very happy man,” he captioned a series of engagement photos on Instagram.
Kyle also commemorated the special day in her own post, writing, “6/22/23 was the best day of my life 😭🤍 I can’t express how happy I am to spend the rest of our lives together.”
“Almost eight years of growth, happiness and so much love and I can’t believe we have so much more to look forward to.”
“I knew you were my person from the day we met and I can’t wait to experience the beautiful life we will create together,” she added.
“Thank you for the most thoughtful, picture-perfect suggestion that I could never have imagined. I love you more than anything else.”
It is not yet known when the couple plans to get married.