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

MAPLE LEAFS 4, BRUINS 3

Controversial late goal gets Maple Leafs past Bruins

By , Globe Staff

Ron Hainsey’s score with 1:23 remaining pushed Toronto ahead of the Bruins in the Atlantic Division.

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

Kevan Miller returns to action for Bruins

By , Globe Staff

The defensman hadn’t played since suffering an upper-body injury vs. the Blues on Feb. 1.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

Buffalo Sabres’ rebuilding project not cutting it

By , Globe Staff

The sorry sons of the French Connection won’t be going to the playoffs for a seventh straight season.

Could Brian Gionta be heading to the Bruins?

By , Globe Staff

Boston is one of a number of Eastern-based clubs pondering whether to sign the 39-year-old.