Key tripping call that flipped Game 5 'a tough one', says Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar

Colorado coach Jared Bednar wasn't happy about a controversial penalty call in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final

Bednar's team led the series 3-1 entering Game 5 with a chance to hoist the Cup on home ice.

The Lightning earned a victory in part because of a tripping infraction levied against Cale Makar in the second period

Leading to a 4-on-3 power-play goal from Tampa Bay forward Nikita Kucherov.

Colorado's penalty kill was 2-for-2 on the night already but couldn't hold off Kucherov

The Avalanche had already overcome a 1-0 deficit to tie the game when Kucherov made it to 2-1 Lightning.

Colorado tried to keep the momentum shift in perspective despite how the Tampa Bay man advantage came about

Lightning coach Jon Cooper walked out of his news conference following Tampa Bay's 4-3 overtime loss in Game 4

Colorado was penalized for too many men late in the third period of Game 5 while trailing 3-2

Tampa Bay proved after an emotional loss in Game 4 it could turn the page quickly.

Now Colorado has to do the same and leave any lingering frustration over Friday's finish

"I'm not getting into [the officiating]," captain Gabriel Landeskog said.

"It's something they [the Lightning] can continue to do; we're not doing that.

Gabriel Landeskog said , We're focusing on our game, make sure we're fine-tuning some things going into the next game here.

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