Photos: Erik Karlsson and Melinda Currey tie the knot

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There was a royal wedding in Ottawa this past weekend, as Erik Karlsson and Melinda Currey officially tied the knot.

To the day I’ll never forget. My beautiful wife my rock and my comfort. I’ll never stop loving you. You’ve made me the luckiest happiest guy in the world.

42.8k Likes, 383 Comments – Erik Karlsson (@erikkarlsson65) on Instagram: “To the day I’ll never forget. My beautiful wife my rock and my comfort. I’ll never stop loving you….”

The happy couple, who got engaged last November with the help of a pizza, were married at The Westin in downtown Ottawa and celebrated with a reception at the National Art Gallery of Canada in Ottawa.

How Swede it is to be loved by you #curreydowntheaisle

304 Likes, 14 Comments – West Of Main (@westofmain) on Instagram: “How Swede it is to be loved by you #curreydowntheaisle”

Currey, a business consultant who hails from Ottawa, posted a few of the couple’s wedding photos:

The man, day and dress that fairytales are made of. #IJustMarriedMyBestFriend

10.8k Likes, 283 Comments – @melindacurrey on Instagram: “The man, day and dress that fairytales are made of. #IJustMarriedMyBestFriend”

I’ll wake you up with some breakfast in bed I’ll bring you coffee with a kiss on your head And I’ll take the kids to school Wave them goodbye And I’ll thank my lucky stars for that night

10.5k Likes, 135 Comments – @melindacurrey on Instagram: “I’ll wake you up with some breakfast in bed I’ll bring you coffee with a kiss on your head And…”

Senators legend Daniel Alfredsson was Karlsson’s best man, according to the Ottawa Citizen’s Don Brennan.

Several other teammates past and present were in attendance, including Kyle Turris, Mika Zibanejad, Mark Stone, Robin Lehner, and Chris Wideman, among others. Here are a few more photos posted from the big day:

Celebrating Mr. and Mrs @erikkarlsson65! #curreydowntheaisle @melindacurrey

1,356 Likes, 19 Comments – Chris Wideman (@wides6) on Instagram: “Celebrating Mr. and Mrs @erikkarlsson65! #curreydowntheaisle @melindacurrey”

Beautiful day celebrating a beautiful couple! Congratulations Mel & Erik #curreydowntheaisle

631 Likes, 22 Comments – hayley thompson (@hayleyythompsonn) on Instagram: “Beautiful day celebrating a beautiful couple! Congratulations Mel & Erik #curreydowntheaisle”

Reunited w/ my love to celebrate Mr. & Mrs. Karlsson, Congrats you guys #hotdate #curreydowntheaisle #weddingseason For everyone wondering, this dress is one of my own designs #madebyme #fashiondesign

878 Likes, 66 Comments – NATHALIE BOUCHER (@nathb) on Instagram: “Reunited w/ my love to celebrate Mr. & Mrs. Karlsson, Congrats you guys #hotdate…”

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