The ever-quotable MacLaughlin, on getting the chance to skate at the Garden four days from now: “It’s been in our dreams for two years now. We fell short last year, but now we’re right there. It’s a dream come true for the boys.”
Athletic director James Coffey may have taken some flack in some circles when he chose the Panthers cream colored home sweaters. It cannot be denied, however, that those shirts have been good luck for Beverly this postseason. They’re 3-0 wearing the jerseys, which from this corner look pretty sweet.