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Guy Boucher greets Senators fans at airport

Ottawa coach stops car to shake hands with supporters who meet team after first-round series win @NHL

Ottawa Senators fans just wanted to cheer their team's return from Boston on Sunday, but Guy Boucher made sure to give them a little extra.

Boucher, the coach of the Senators, stopped his truck to shake hands and show his appreciation for the fans who greeted the team at Macdonald-Cartier Airport after Ottawa advanced with a 3-2 win in overtime in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden.

Tweet from @ctvottawa: Guy Boucher greets and shakes hands of @Senators fans who met team at the airport after game 6 win over Boston (��: April Boomer) #classy

The fans chanted "Guy Bou-cher!" to show their support for the first-year coach's gesture. Boucher guided Ottawa to its first Stanley Cup Playoff series win since 2013.

The Senators will have home-ice advantage in the second round against the New York Rangers. Game 1 is at Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; CNBC, CBC, TVA Sports).

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