Sports Reporter

Matt Porter

Matt Porter is a 2008 graduate of Emerson (when he also started working part-time at the Globe covering high schools) and covers the Bruins for the Globe. He was a staff writer at the Palm Beach Post for nine years covering South Florida sports. He’s originally from Gloucester, Mass.

Latest stories

Stars 1, Bruins 0 (OT)

Tuukka Rask returns to his old self, but Bruins lose in OT

By , Globe Staff

Rask made 36 straight saves before Dallas’s Jason Dickinson cleaned up a rebound off a 2-on-1 in OT.

Bruins notebook

Connor Clifton and Jakub Zboril make NHL debuts

By , Globe Staff

The two defensemen were called up from Providence and made their splashes Friday in Dallas

Bruins at Stars | 8 p.m. (NESN)

It’s a crucial stretch for the Bruins, and they have some issues to deal with

By , Globe Staff

The Bruins are third in the Atlantic Division entering Friday’s game, and need to pick up points in Dallas, Phoenix, and Detroit to stay there.

MATT PORTER

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara sent to Boston for further evaluation

By , Globe Staff

Chara will be checked by team doctors as the Bruins try to patch a defensive corps together.