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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In a wild Game 7, Bruins decide they want to keep playing

By , Globe Staff

“Our character showed through,” said Jake DeBrusk, whose two goals help lift the Bruins into the second round vs. the Lightning.


Danton Heinen returns to Bruins lineup for Game 7

By , Globe Staff

Coach Bruce Cassidy made just the one lineup change in an effort to generate a little more offense.

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Bruins replace Danton Heinen with Tommy Wingels

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Wingels played alongside David Krejci while Rick Nash dropped to Riley Nash’s line.

Maple Leafs 3, Bruins 1

Suddenly the Bruins can’t score, and that lands them in a Game 7

By , Globe Staff

The Bruins couldn’t close out their first-round series and will play a deciding game Wednesday in Boston.