Senior staff writer and columnist

Kevin Paul Dupont

Kevin Paul Dupont reported on all manner of sports topics the past 40 years, since first becoming a staff writer in 1977 for the then Boston Herald American.

Since joining the Globe’s sports staff fulltime in 1985, he’s been a beat writer (Bruins, Red Sox), feature writer and, since 2010, he’s written an off-beat column, Second Thought, that covers a wide array of topics.

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KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

‘It was just an explosion of emotion’: NBC announcers recall where they were for Bobby Orr’s goal

By , Globe Staff

Mike Milbury, in his final days at Walpole High, watched the game in his family’s living room with “a whole bunch of Milburys.”

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY

A closer look at the Blues’ remarkable turnaround this season

By , Globe Staff

On Jan. 1, they were at the bottom of the NHL standings. Now they’re playing for the Stanley Cup. How did that happen?

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY

What are the Bruins up against in the Stanley Cup Final vs. the Blues?

By , Globe Staff

The combatants are similar in style, and both coaches are making their first Final appearance.

Bobby Orr’s goal had a special place in Bruce Cassidy’s childhood

By , Globe Staff

The Bruins coach kept the famous photo on his wall — along with another star of the era.