BOSTON (CBS) — It may not have been the Bruins night, but fans everywhere can be happy for Laila Anderson.

Colton Parayko #55 of the St. Louis Blues and Laila Anderson celebrate with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Boston Bruins. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The 11-year-old from St. Louis has been fighting a rare, life-threatening immune disease.

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The Blues superfan has inspired the team, and with her doctor’s approval, they brought her to Boston for Game 7.

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Anderson said she arrived in Boston “very confident,” and her team pulled off the series-clinching win. She was able to celebrate on ice with the rest of the team, and gave the Stanley Cup a kiss.

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Laila Anderson gives the Stanley Cup a kiss. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

“I thought it was 100% a joke, I didn’t really think I was going to be here,” Anderson told reporters. “I’m just so speechless.”