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Matt Porter

Matt Porter is a 2008 graduate of Emerson (when he also started working part-time at the Globe covering high schools) and covers the Bruins for the Globe. He was a staff writer at the Palm Beach Post for nine years covering South Florida sports. He’s originally from Gloucester, Mass.

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On Hockey

Former Bruin Colby Cave dies at 25

By Brandon Chase , Globe Correspondent

Cave was placed into a medically-induced coma on Tuesday after emergency surgery to remove a colloid cyst in his brain. He had appeared in 11 games for the Oilers this season.


After dominating first two periods, Bruins hang on to beat Lightning

By , Globe Staff

Boston closed ranks around Tuukka Rask in the third, allowing just two shots on goal in the final 13 minutes.


Observations from Bruins’ win over Lightning

By , Globe Staff

Brad Marchand (28th of the season) and Jake DeBrusk (19th) scored for Boston.