The teams skated through a scoreless first period with the River Hawks holding an 8-6 edge in shots on goal.
Maine took a 1-0 lead at 7:51 of the second period. On the power play, Ryan Lomberg (Richmond Hill, Ontario) won the face-off back to Devin Shore (Ajax, Ontario). Shore skated to the top of the slot and fired a shot through traffic and past UMass Lowell goalie Connor Hellebuyck. For Shore, it was his sixth goal of the season and 26th point.