This game really set the tone early as the east's two top teams battled it out to see who really deserves first place. Halifax was on a two game win streak and really wanted to get back on track against the Red Czars. After leading by 1 goal, Kevin McKellar and Chris Ford added goals to add to the deficit. Moscow couldn't really seem to find their game until after the Reapers goal in the second period. Where Moscow would battle back but were unable to find the back of the net. With 2:21 to go in the second Mocow's captain Aleksander Koplyousevv struck back to cut the lead to 2. Halifax came right back at them. Controlling play for a solid finish where Scott Gervais would end things 4-1.