DENVER (AP) — Talk about a heated rivalry: The game between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche was a balmy 65 degrees at puck drop, making this the NHL’s warmest regular-season outdoor game.

Before Saturday night, the warmest game-time temperature was 62 degrees on Jan. 25, 2014, when Los Angeles hosted Anaheim at Dodger Stadium.

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With the sun going down at Coors Field, though, the temperature was expected to fall into the 50s by the third period.

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The coldest game in the outdoor series was Nov. 22, 2003, when Edmonton hosted Montreal. The temperature that day was zero degrees with a severe wind chill.

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