Young Blues Fan Laila Anderson, Battling Rare Disease, Celebrates With Stanley Cup

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In metered-market results, NBC's primetime coverage of the Stanley Cup Final Game 7 between the Blues and Boston Bruins delivered a 6.20 rating, the highest overnight number for an National Hockey League game on record (dating back to 1994).

All of their efforts over the last nine months brought a title 52 years in the waiting to St. Louis, while giving a lot of pride to those who watched that team grow with the Wolves.

St. Louis's victory led NBC to a comfortable position on top in the ratings charts for Wednesday with a 2.5 average rating (the game aired for three hours straight), compared to a 0.8 for ABC, a 0.6 for Fox and a 0.5 for CBS.

Before the final game, the Blues surprised her with a chance to go to Boston to watch in person. She was able to celebrate on ice with the rest of the team, and gave the Stanley Cup a kiss.

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As the St. Louis Blues celebrated their championship, they invited Laila down the ice, and she and her favorite player, defenseman Colton Parayko, shared a handsome Stanley Cup moment.

"She is so special, everything about her", Parayko told reporters after the game, according to USA Today.

"What if I told you the Blues called and they want you at the game", she asked. He finished this year's Stanley Cup playoffs with two goals, six points and a plus-11 rating.

Now that the Blues are champions, Laila has become a social media sensation, and people from the hockey community and beyond are sending their love and support.

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