The Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche ended up splitting a pair of unique weekend rivalry games. Only one of them mattered, but try telling that to the 93,414 fans who walked through the gates of Coors Field on Friday and Saturday.
Former Avalanche Stanley Cup champions from 1996 and 2001 wowed the crowd of 43,319 Friday night in the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series Alumni Game with a 5-2 win against their former hated rivals from Detroit.
The current Red Wings got their revenge, and two important points, with a 5-3 win against the current Avalanche in the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game in front of 50,095 on Saturday.
The weekend, featuring the rekindling of an old rivalry and an important regular-season game between Stanley Cup Playoff contenders from opposing conferences, featured several moments that will live in the minds of the fans, players, coaches and employees from Colorado and Detroit.
Here are 10 that stand out, listed in chronological order: