Blues superfan Laila Anderson celebrates team’s first Stanley Cup win

St. Louis Blues' Colton Parayko discusses his team's battle to get to the finals and ultimately win it against the Boston Bruins, then his fellow warrior, Laila Anderson discusses her emotions after winning.

Laila Anderson will never forget what happened at TD Gardens on Wednesday night.

The 11-year-old watched her favourite team, the St. Louis Blues, win the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history.

“I just felt this was our time, and here we are,” Anderson said in a post-game interview with Scott Oake.

Anderson was invited by the Blues to join the team in Boston for Game 7 against the Bruins sharing the news in a viral video on twitter. She was diagnosed with a rare disease that affects her immune system last fall and had a bone marrow transplant in January.

With all the Blue players celebrating their Stanley Cup victory on the ice, Anderson joined the team receiving a hug from her favourite player Colton Parayko before getting some help lifting the Cup.

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