The number 12 seed Halifax Mooseheads defeated the number 2 seed Moncton Wildcats 6-3 on Saturday night at the Moncton Coliseum.
Halifax is now leading the best-of-seven series 2-0.
Mooseheads forwards Maxime Fortier and Timo Meier each picked up two goals and an assist while Vincent Watt supplied the two other Halifax goals.
Stephen Johnson, Bronson Beaton and Adam Holwell each picked up a goal for Moncton.
The Wildcats outshot the Mooseheads 43-29.
Tune into News 95.7 at 6:30 p.m. AT on Tuesday, April 14 for the Burrito Jax Pre-Game Show with John Moore and Steve Carr.
Puck drop for Game 3 of the series is at 7:00 p.m. AT at Scotiabank Centre.