Blues superfan Anderson to attend Game 7 in Boston |

Updated: June 12, 2019
Blues superfan Anderson to attend Game 7 of Cup Final at Bruins St Louis invites 11-year-old with illness to witness bid for first championship by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHLcom Staff Writer Whether the St Louis Blues win the Stanley Cup on Wednesday or not, Laila Anderson will be there The Blues superfan was moved to tears when her mom told her she'd be going to Boston for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Blues and Boston Bruins at TD Garden Tweet from @StLouisBlues: Guess who we���re bringing to Boston #stlblues #WeAllBleedBlue pictwittercom/qsvjyQ7BcL Laila, an 11-year-old with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, a severe systemic inflammatory syndrome that can be fatal, has been an amateur television journalist and inspirational figure for the Blues at their past six home Stanley Cup Playoff games, beginning when her mom, Heather, surprised her with tickets to Game 3 of the Western Conference Final against the San Jose Sharks Laila had hardly been able to leave the house before attending her first playoff game, only going to her hospital for treatments

When Heather asked Laila where in the world she'd want to watch the season's final game, Laila quickly answered, "Boston.

" "What if I told you the Blues called," Heather said, "and they want you at the game?" "How?" Laila responded "Doctors said it was OK," Heather said, as Laila began sobbing

Laila witnessed the Blues win their first conference championship since 1970 with a 5-1 win in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final, and will hope to watch St.

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