(Photo by Jason La Veris/Film Magic)WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 31: Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals and actress Julianne Hough skate during the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic practice day on December 31, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.
The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will take place on New Year's Day with the Washington Capitals playing the Chicago Blackhawks.
"But I'm gonna be seeing her very soon now for a whole week so, it's good."The cute couple have gotten more and more open with their relationship in recent months, and Derek said that being in a public relationship has been a new experience for him."It's unusual for me. "But yeah, it feels good though."WATCH: Derek Hough Cozies Up to 'DWTS' Dancer Hayley Erbert at Disneyland -- See the Pic!
PHOTOS: Derek Hough in recent years HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 09: Derek Hough arrives at the premiere of National Geographic Documentary Films' 'Jane' at the Hollywood Bowl on October 9, 2017 in Hollywood, California.
With Julianne Hough's upcoming wedding fast approaching, the star's older brother and touring dance partner, Derek Hough, says he's getting prepared for his sister's big day."I'm excited!
My baby sister [is] getting married [and] it's gonna be special to have the whole family there. " Derek shared with ET's Lauren Zima at the Los Angeles debut of Travis Wall and Shaping Sound's new show, After the Curtain, at Royce Hall at UCLA on Tuesday."It's gonna be like, a week-long event," he added.
(Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)MALIBU, CA - MAY 10: Actress Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich attend the 'Open Hearts Foundation Gala' on May 10, 2014 in Malibu, California.
"He'd seen the commercial and was like, 'Where do I meet a girl like that? For Hough, being married to Laich is the greatest joy of her life."The first thing that I felt when we got married was, "This is the complete opposite of scary.judge captured her husband admitting that he secretly measured her fingers to check her ring size—before the two were even officially together!(Photo by Jason La Veris/Film Magic)BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 30: Julianne Hough, engagement ring detail, attends the Television Academy's cocktail reception for the 67th Emmy Award nominees for Outstanding Choreography at Montage Beverly Hills on August 30, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.(Photo by Jason La Veris/Film Magic)BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 30: Brooks Laich and Julianne Hough attend the Television Academy's cocktail reception for the 67th Emmy Award nominees for Outstanding Choreography at Montage Beverly Hills on August 30, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.