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.

Latest stories

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

David Quinn and the emphasis on fast-forwarding player development

By , Globe Staff

The former BU coach comes to the Rangers fully versed in molding newbies into competent, trustworthy varsity contributors.

Rangers name BU’s David Quinn their new coach

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Quinn, who had been Jack Parker’s successor at BU, takes over a rebuilding program in New York.

Boston University’s David Quinn reportedly in line to become Rangers coach

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ESPN reported the sides have discussed a five-year, $12 million deal.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

Vegas Golden Knights on the verge of hitting the jackpot

By , Globe Staff

The Knights on Sunday will face the Winnipeg Jets in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.