09/04/2012 08:47 EDT | Updated 11/04/2012 05:12 EST

Phaneuf, Cuthbert announce engagement

Dion Phaneuf, captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Elisha Cuthbert, star of the TV show Happy Endings, announced their engagement over the weekend.

The announcement to family and friends was made at P.E.I.'s New Glasgow Lobster Suppers restaurant. Cuthbert and Phaneuf, who have been dating since 2008, spend their summers on P.E.I.

The owner of the restaurant did not want to comment, saying he wants to respect the couple's privacy.

Reports on Facebook and Twitter say it was a private party for 40 people at the restaurant Sunday night.

Afterwards Cuthbert tweeted, "Happily, happily, happily, happily engaged. This has been the most amazing weekend ever."