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


Teddy Purcell has experience on his side in Bruins roster battle

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The 11-year veteran is competing with a handful of youngsters for a forward spot.


Right now, Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy has a lot to choose from

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Several candidates for forward spots have gotten off to impressive starts in the preseason.

Bruins 4, Red Wings 2

Bruins’ youngsters look right at home in preseason win

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Job-seekers Ryan Fitzgerald, Danton Heinen and Austin Czarnik scored in the win at the Garden.

Jordan Szwarz, 26, looking for a chance with the Bruins

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Szwarz, in the lineup for the Bruins’ second preseason game, hopes to kickstart his NHL career.