Craig Anderson celebrates win with wife Nicholle, who is battling cancer


Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) gets stuck between Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Ottawa Senators defenceman Cody Ceci (5) during first period game five NHL Stanley Cup playoff action in Ottawa on Friday, April 21, 2017. (Fred Chartrand/CP)

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson had someone special cheering him on in the stands on Sunday.

Anderson’s wife Nicholle, who is battling a rare form of head and neck cancer, hinted on Twitter Saturday that she was feeling spontaneous, leading many fans to believe she was planning to travel to Boston for Game 6 between the Senators and Boston Bruins.

Nicholle Anderson on Twitter

Feeling spontaneous…

Nicholle was easy to spot when she did, in fact, arrive at TD Garden wearing her husband’s No. 41 with a black and gold Senators hat.

Nicholle Anderson on Twitter

Only red jersey in the arena…I hope I don’t get eaten by a bear!

The couple shared a sweet moment following Ottawa’s series-clinching win.

Anderson and the Senators drop the puck on their second-round series against the New York Rangers Thursday at 7 p.m. ET on CBC.

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