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.

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Brins notebook

Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo will not play Wednesday vs. Colorado

By , Globe Staff

Carlo remained at home as the Bruins traveled to Denver.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY

Tuukka Rask returns to Bruins after ‘making things right’ at home

By , Globe Staff

The goaltender, who will play again Friday or Saturday, said his leave of absence was to take care of a family matter.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT

Tuukka Rask, Jaroslav Halak, and where the Bruins go from here

By , Globe Staff

Rask will likely meet with coach Bruce Cassidy Monday morning to reassess following the netminder’s leave of absence.

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY

First NHL goal sweet for Bruins’ Jeremy Lauzon

By , Globe Staff

Promoted earlier in the day from Providence, the defenseman isn’t sure how long he’ll stick with the big club, but made the most of it for one day as an emergency recall.