Carleton was first on the board in the second period, as Dalen Hedges converted on the power play.
Rookie Alex MacDonald responded for the Paladins with a breakaway goal, scoring his first U SPORTS goal in style.
Rookies continued to produce for RMC, as Liam Stagg tied the game later in the second on the power play for his first goal with the Paladins.
After Carleton retook the lead on a goal from Matthew Forchuk, Brad Van Schubert replaced Austin Hannaford in the RMC goal. Hannaford finished with 24 saves.