At Sawyer Arena in Bangor, Hunter Pate scored two goals to lead the second-ranked Crusaders by the No. 7 Bulldogs of Lawrence.
Seth Yachanin chipped in with a goal and an assist for the 13-5-1 Crusaders. Kurt Massey contributed with a goal while Jonathan Cheff added two assists and Alex LaFrance notched one. Jaron Leonard finished with 19 saves.
Adam Littlefield recorded the goal for the 6-13 Bulldogs while Jack Flynn and Jordan Nutting each notched an assist. Kyle McLain made 25 saves.