Bruins 3, Wild 2 | overtime

Bruins snap three-game skid, beat Wild in OT

Dec 17, 2014; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period against Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

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Loui Eriksson scored the winner to give the Bruins a much-needed lift on the road.

Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) controls the puck in front of Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. The Bruins won 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

Safe return for Bruins’ David Krejci; he says he’ll play Friday

Krejci played 18 minutes, 22 seconds Wednesday after missing 17 of the last 19 games.

NHL roundup

NHL roundup: Sidney Crosby returns to ice after bout with mumps

Crosby returned from a bout with mumps, while several teammates were tested for the virus as a precaution.

David Pastrnak.

Bruins notebook

Predators’ Filip Forsberg traveled same path as David Pastrnak

Both players, who faced off Tuesday in the Bruins-Predators game, jumped from the second division in Sweden to the NHL.

Boston, MA - 12/13/14 - (1st period) Boston Bruins left wing Craig Cunningham (61) celebrates his first NHL tally after giving Boston a 1-0 lead on a shorthanded goal past Ottawa Senators goalie Robin Lehner (40) in the first period. The Boston Bruins take on the Ottawa Senators at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Fluto Shinzawa, Topic: 14Bruins-Senators, LOID: 8.0.528323851.

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Bruins notebook

Milan Lucic, Craig Cunningham reunited as Bruins

Lucic and Cunningham were teammates in junior hockey, and Cunningham credits Lucic with helping his career.

NHL roundup

Former BC star Dumoulin scores first NHL goal

Former Boston College star Brian Dumoulin scored his first career NHL goal as Pittsburgh beat Tampa Bay, 4-2.

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Loui Eriksson, who has struggled to score, has recently been skating with David Krejci and Milan Lucic.

FLUTO SHINZAWA I Sunday HOCKEY NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chirel444-7311.jpg NHL players, management deal with fallout of salary cap trades

GMs make the hard decisions of trading players they’d rather retain, but it’s the coaches and players who have to deal with the fallout.

Bruins lose 2013 Stanley Cup Final

SPECIAL SECTION

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/bruins-big-7310-7365--90x90.jpg How it all fell apart for the Bruins

Look back on the NHL title series in which the Bruins fell to the Blackhawks in heartbreaking fashion.

Stanley Cup history

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/05/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/rings-4383--90x90.JPG 50 years of Stanley Cup rings

Examine the rewards that the champions of the NHL for the past half-century have earned as a Stanley Cup booty.

Bruins' championship history

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The 6 Stanley Cup banners in Bruins history

Will the Bruins add a seventh to this collection of Stanley Cup banners they have accumulated through the decades?