Brooks Laich Learned Of Trade As He Watched Oscars With Julianne Hough (Photo)

Like many others Sunday night, Brooks Laich and his fiancée, actress Julianne Hough, enjoyed the biggest award show of the year, the Oscars.

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First time I've ever watched the #oscars – learning a lot tonight, helps that my teacher is a hottie and I have a big time crush on her!! @juleshough you get my vote!! 🏆

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However, while Laich watched “Spotlight” and other movies win big at the Academy Awards, the Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs worked on a trade that impacted his immediate future.

The Capitals traded the 32-year-old center, defenseman Connor Carrick and their 2016 second-round draft pick to the Leafs in exchange for forward Daniel Winnik and a 2016 fifth-round pick.

It might not take long for Laich to return to Washington, though, as the Capitals host the Leafs on Wednesday.

Thumbnail photo via Hockey player Brooks Laich and actress girlfriend Julianne Hough

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