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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David Backes clears waivers, assigned to AHL Providence by Bruins

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According to coach Bruce Cassidy, the 14-year veteran was granted a 9-10-day respite away from the job.

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This could be the end of the line for David Backes

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It’s not known whether the proud veteran will accept the demotion or perhaps choose to retire.

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Bruins undergo attitude adjustment, then beat Penguins

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Forty-eight hours after being shut out for the first time this season, the Bruins improved to 16-2-9 at home.

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Observations from the Bruins’ win over the Penguins

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Boston got goals from Sean Kuraly, Par Lindholm, Patrice Bergeron, and Brad Marchand.