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


David Pastrnak on the verge of returning to Bruins

By , Globe Staff

The No. 1 right winger could play against the Islanders Tuesday, or Thursday vs. the Devils at the latest.

An entertaining thought: Zdeno Chara vs. Conor McGregor

By , Globe Staff

The Bruins’ big defenseman said he would enjoy such a fight — some day.

bruins 2, Blue jackets 1

Brad Marchand boosts Bruins in overtime

By , Globe Staff

Boston beat the Blue Jackets and ended its three-game losing streak.

Conor McGregor drops first puck at Bruins game

By , Globe Staff

The MMA star waved a green Bruins warmup jersey as he pumped up the crowd.