Brooks Laich

Brooks Laich

Who is Brooks Laich?

Brooks Laich is a Canadian ice hockey player currently playing for the Toronto Marlies in the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL

What is Brooks Laich Famous for?

Brooks Laich is best famous as the forward ice hockey player playing from his long-time Washington Capital Team from 2004 to 2016.

Where was Brooks Laich Born?

Brooks Laich was born as Evan Brooks Laich on June 23, 1983, in Wawota, Saskatchewan, Canada to father, Harold Laich, and mother, Jane Laich, His father worked as a high school teacher and principal. He has two siblings, an older sister, Jodi Laich & younger brother, Jordan Laich. His nationality is Canadian and ethnicity is North American. His religion is Christianity and Zodiac is Cancer. Colorado Avalanche star Joe Sakic was Laich’s favorite player growing up. His favorite team was the Toronto Maple Leafs, whom he used to dream of captaining. While still playing junior hockey, Laich helped his hometown of Wawota raise money to purchase a Zamboni for the local arena. Information regarding his education history is still not revealed.

How is Brooks Laich's Career?

Laich started his junior hockey career with the Moose Jaw Warriors of the Western Hockey League (WHL) during the 2000–01 season. Laich was awarded the club’s Scholastic Player of the Year for the season. He was traded to the Seattle Thunderbirds in 2001 -2002 season. He played his first professional game in the AHL for the Binghamton Senators in 2003. In the same year, Brooks made a debut with the Canadian Team at the 2003 World Junior Championships and won a silver medal. He made his NHL debut with the Senators on February 3, 2003. Later in the season, he was traded to the Washington Capitals’ AHL affiliate, the Portland Pirates where he spends the entire 2004–05 season. During the 2005–06 season, Laich played in the Capitals & their new AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears. Laich helped the team capture the Calder Cup. Laich played 2006–07 and 2007-2008 seasons with the Capitals. Laich signed a three-year deal with the team on July 9, 2008.

Laich’s consecutive games played broke in the 2009–10 season when he missed four games with a cheekbone injury in February 2010. He also a player for Team Canada came at the 2010 World Championships, where Canada finished seventh. On February 10,  shortly after returning from injury, Laich recorded his first career NHL hat trick, during the 2010–11 season, the Capitals participated in the 2011 NHL Winter Classic. On June 28, 2011, he signed a six-year, $27 million contract extension worth $4.5 million per season. During the time he suffered a groin injury and shoulder injuries. Laich returned to full health in 2014-15. In the 2015–16 season, Laich’s offensive production rapidly declined. Laich was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs, his boyhood team where he played the 2016-2017 season and is a free agent player. 

What are Brooks Laich's Achievements?

At his tender age, Brook was regarded as the most valuable player of his childhood team Tisdale Trojans during 1999-2000. Brooks led Canadian Team at 2003 World Junior Championships to win a silver medal. During the 2005–06 season, Laich played in the Capitals & their new AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears. Laich helped the team capture the Calder Cup. Laich hugely gave profits to his all-time Washington Team and he as well gathered over $27Millions. 

What is Brooks Laich's Net Worth?

Brooks Laich’s estimated net worth is at $30 million and a salary of $4.5 million per season which he mostly earned from his ice hockey career with the team Washington Capitals. Also, he bought a house in Los Angeles in a deal worth $2 million. Information regarding his cars is not revealed yet.

How is Brooks Laich's Personal Life?

Brooks is a married man. He is married to his longtime girlfriend, Julianne Hough who is an American dancer, singer, and actress. The couple tied the knot on 8 July 2017. In February 2014, it was revealed that he started dating professional dancer and actress Julianne Hough. On August 18, 2015, Laich officially announced via Instagram that he and Hough were engaged. They don't have any children yet.

How Tall is Brooks Laich?

Brooks has a height of 6 feet 2 inches. His body weighs 90kg. He has Honey Blonde hair and blue eyes. His other body measurements are not revealed. He has a straight sexual orientation.

Brooks is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has 466k followers on Instagram, 82.6k followers on Twitter and more than 12k followers on Facebook.

Facts to be known about Brooks Laich:

Throughout his career, Laich has played for several teams including Washington Capitals, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs, and EHC Kloten. Laich and his wife were introduced by a mutual friend, actor Teddy Sears. He got married to Hough on July 8, 2017, in Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where his wife usually spent the summer holidays while growing up. Laich's wife has had endometriosis for 15 years.

In 2010, on his way home from an elimination game loss in the playoffs, Laich stopped to help 2 stranded Capitals fans change their tire. This earned Brooks a nomination for Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. Laich played the entire 2006–07 season with the Capitals.  After the season, Laich & the Capitals went to salary arbitration, where he was awarded a one-year contract worth $725,000.

Brooks Laich
Quick Facts of Evan Laich
Celebrated Name Brooks Laich
Age 37 years old
Nick Name Brooks Laich
Birth Name Evan Brooks Laich
Birth Date 1983-06-23
Gender Female
Profession Ice Hockey Player
Nationality Canadian
Place of Birth Wawota, Canada
Father Harold Laich
Mother Jane Laich
Sister Jodi Laich
Brother Jordan Laich
Height 1.88 m
Weight 95 kg
Religion Christanity
Horoscope Cancer
Ethnicity North American
Net Worth $30 million
Salary $4.5 million
Marital Status Married
Wife Julianne Hough
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color blue
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