A lot of snow on top of a weak snowpack caused by extended warm, dry weather equals danger.
The first mistake of its kind since coach's challenges were added before the 2015-16 season.
The Colorado Avalanche went all of last season without a winning streak of at least three games. It took them just five games get there this time around.
The Red Wings pulled away on a power play when Dylan Larkin got his 15th goal, and Nyquist added his 10th with less than four minutes left.
Give the Colorado Avalanche plenty of credit for fortitude.
Jarome Iginla had a goal and an assist, and the reeling Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Saturday.
Colorado has won only three of its last 17 games, and has the NHL's worst record at 12-22-1.
The offense-challenged Colorado Avalanche finally scored not just one, but two goals in a game.
The Florida Panthers missed on two breakaways in the second period. Reilly Smith made sure they cashed in on their third.
"We're taking too many," coach Jared Bednar said. "The worst penalty kills are the teams that take the most penalties, and that's where we're at."
Semyon Varlamov put recent struggles behind him, and the Colorado Avalanche's sputtering offense did the same — at least for one night.
Rene Bourque was simply fighting for the puck along the boards in overtime. Moments later, he was credited with the winning goal without having taken the shot.