RNH played 27 min for Oilers last night

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  1. DDRhockey

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    Doubt it tbh
     
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    Since the NHL started recording TOI in 1997-98, there have been 991 instances of forwards playing over 27:02 in a regular season game.

    In short: no, it is not a record.

    The most TOI played in a regular season game since 1997-98 is 30:00 by Slava Kozlov of the Atlanta Thrashers in a match against the New York Rangers on October 16, 2003.

    The second-most is 29:59 by Alexei Yashin of the Ottawa Senators in a match against the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim on December 28, 1998.

    Mark Recchi also played 29:59 with the Montreal Canadiens in a match against the Boston Bruins on October 29, 1998.

    Ilya Kovalchuk has logged over 27:02 in a regular season match 57 times, the most being 29:53.

    Last season, there were 8 instances of players logging over 27:02 in a game: 4 by McDavid, 2 by Barkov, 1 by Seguin, 1 by Couturier. Last season's single-game high was 28:55 by Barkov on November 14, 2017 against Dallas.
     
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    Impressive in todays league (though maybe not for Edmonton) but not a record. Since ice time started being officially tracked, Sakic has the record among forwards in a regular season non-OT game with 29:57 against Calgary in 2000. There's a bunch of games in the 29 minute range, but I'm too lazy to weed out the OTs.

    Kovalchuk played a number of games around 27 with New Jersey, averaging nearly 25 minutes a game and Bure almost averaged 27 minutes a game in 2001 with 26:52
     
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    Yeah but are those with OT?
     
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    Oh, you're totally right.

    The most played by a forward in a regular season game without OT since 1997-98 is 29:57 by Joe Sakic in a game against Calgary on February 12, 2000.
     
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    ... and EDM lost 3:0.

    What gives? Does Todd McLellan do this often? Did another center get injured? Were the other centers just crap last night?
     
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    RHN? Red Hot Nuge? Really Hip Nuge?
     
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    Surprised RNH got these minutes rather than McD or Drai
     
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    RNH played on McDavids line, ES and PP minutes were virtually identical, the extra minutes were Hopkins playing the PK. and Draisaitl has been useless 5 on 5 and without McDavid.
     
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    What is so impressive about a forward playing/hanging around for over 27 minutes and not putting up a single Point.More
    embarrassing than impressive.
     
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    Didn’t Kovalev play 27:01 in one shift?
     
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    this is a thread?
     
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    Yeah, such a different league with the ice time.

    NHL.com - Stats

    Looking at some of the stats, and then Jaroslav Svejkovsky pops up as a guy who averaged 1 minute of ice time per shift, but only 13 shifts per game, in 97-98.
     
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    I wish Babcock would let Matthews give this a try, lol.
     
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    Don't think that will happen anytime soon.
    RNH is an Assistant Captain on his team. His coach trusts him with tough assignments and zone starts.
    Matthews doesn't even have a letter. Babcock would not trust him with more minutes; your leaders should be out there.
     
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    Yeah, that's totally the reason why. He's the best offensive and defensive forward on the team, but Babcock doesn't play anyone more than 20 minutes a game except maybe Leo Komarov once last year.
     
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    Why burn out your top player in the regular season? Not like the leafs are in danger of missing out if he doesn’t play him a tonne.

    If McDavid doesn’t play a lot the oilers might not make it. Have to get to the playoffs before you can worry about the state of your players when you get there.
     
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    RNH- Really Needs HockeyPlayingTime.

    In all seriousness this shows how important the Nuge is to the Oilers, between him and Drai I don't know who is the 2nd most important forward for the Oilers.
     
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    Paul Kariya had 23 games with more than 27:02 TOI in 1998-99 alone
     
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    Poor offensive depth...

    Nuge plays on the 1st line with Mcdavid. #1pp. Pks, and will double shift anytime Todd needs him to.
     

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