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

Tuukka Rask, Jaroslav Halak, and where the Bruins go from here

By , Globe Staff

Rask will likely meet with coach Bruce Cassidy Monday morning to reassess following the netminder’s leave of absence.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY

First NHL goal sweet for Bruins’ Jeremy Lauzon

By , Globe Staff

Promoted earlier in the day from Providence, the defenseman isn’t sure how long he’ll stick with the big club, but made the most of it for one day as an emergency recall.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY

‘He’s OK,’ reported one of Tuukka Rask’s longtime pals. How do we read that?

By , Globe Staff

Right now, Rask is the riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

Kings, Blackhawks made coaches scapegoats

By , Globe Staff

Their front offices failed to upgrade substantially, or even adequately, over the summer.