Talk about your pleasant surprises.
Craig Anderson didn't know his wife Nicholle would be in Boston for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference First Round, but Nicholle Anderson surprised her husband, and everyone else, with an appearance.
After leaving a note about feeling "spontaneous" on Twitter on Saturday, Nicholle showed up at TD Garden to root on her husband and the Ottawa Senators on Sunday.
According to Sportsnet, Nicholle was in Florida earlier in the week, but clad in her husband's jersey and a special Senators cap with Anderson's No. 41 on it, she was easy for camera crews to find in Boston home crowd.
Craig left the Senators twice during the 2016-17 season to help Nicholle's fight against nasopharyngeal cancer but returned Feb. 11 against the New York Islanders, pitching a shutout, and made 21 starts after as Nicholle went through radiation and chemotherapy.
Nicholle has become source of inspiration for both the Senators and the NHL through her fight against cancer. Cameras spotted the couple giving each other a big hug after the game.
The Senators clinched a second round date with the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with an overtime win Sunday.
Video: Craig Anderson greets wife Nicholle after Game 6 win