Julianne Hough Dating Hockey Player Brooks Laich, Is “Happier Than Ever”: Picture

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich
Julianne Hough held hands with new beau Brooks Laich at Disneyland on Feb. 15 Sharpshooter Images/Splash News Online

Julianne Hough has a new beau to go with her new 'do! The Rock of Ages actress, 25 — who debuted a new pixie cut earlier this month — is dating hocker player Brooks Laich of the Washington Capitals, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly.

The couple stepped out together on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., where they were spotted holding hands and sharing a kiss, an onlooker tells Us. They also took a hike with her two dogs on Sunday, Feb. 16, in Studio City, Calif.

The two were set up by a mutual friend, one insider tells Us. "It works out well," the source says, noting that Hough is into sports. "They're having fun." Adds another insider: "She's happier than ever."

The former Dancing With the Stars pro has not been linked seriously with anyone since her split from Ryan Seacrest in March 2013. Though her ex has been spotted with model Shayna Terese Taylor, Hough has been spending time with girlfriends like Nina Dobrev, who briefly dated her pal's brother, Derek Hough.

Laich, meanwhile, seemed to be in the mood for romance on Feb. 14, when he tweeted, "Happy Valentine's Day, everyone — hope you are spending it with that special someone who makes you happy! #onelove."

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