Kevin Paul Dupont

Dupont, a former staff writer at the Boston Herald American and the New York Times, has been a senior staff writer in the Sports department since 1985 whose specialty is the National Hockey League. He began his journalism career at the Globe as a copyboy in 1973.

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Bruins boss Cam Neely is a believer, as fate would have it, in fate

By , Globe Staff

Neely’s story became proof that the best plans and intentions don’t always produce the desired outcome.

Kevin Paul Dupont | on second thought

Jean Beliveau was more than just a great hockey player

By , Globe Staff

Beliveau’s dignity, elegance, and grace are left but to the memory of those who saw him play, knew him in his life off the ice, absent his skates, his stick, or iconic CH sweater.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On second thought

Short and tweet examination of sports world

By , Globe Staff

One man’s look around the sports world in 140 characters or fewer, give or take a hanging hashtag or two.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

On former NFL player Jason Brown’s farm, goodwill is main crop

By , Globe Staff

In a time when NFL players seem best known for their mistakes and misdeeds, Jason Brown’s tale resonates.