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


For the Rangers, an infusion of youth and a slew of NHL Draft picks

By , Globe Staff

The Blueshirts are the docket to make five of the top 48 picks next weekend.

Bruins sign Matt Grzelcyk to two-year extension

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The defenseman has an annual cap hit of $1.4 million and is signed through the 2019-20 season.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

How former Bruin Bobby Robins survived the depths of despair

By , Globe staff

Convinced he was going to die, the former hockey brawler prayed for help — and he believes his prayer was answered.


Bruins sign Slovakian right wing Martin Bakos

By , Globe Staff

The 28-year-old forward, who got a two-way deal, played in the top Czech league last season.