April 25, 2017

A record 18 games went to overtime in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, surpassing the previous mark of 17 set in 2013. While no series went seven games, each one included at least one overtime game, with the eight teams that moved on battling varying degrees of fatigue going into the second round:

WASHINGTON CAPITALS

Overtime games in first round: 5 of 6

Overtime record: 3-2

Overtime goal-scorers: Tom Wilson, Justin Williams, Marcus Johansson

Ice time iron man: Matt Niskanen (156:31)

Total overtime played: 46:20

Total played: 406:20

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS

Overtime games in first round: 1 of 5

Overtime record: 1-0

Overtime goal-scorer: Jake Guentzel

Ice time iron man: Justin Schultz (106:23)

Total overtime played: 13:10

Total played: 313:10

OTTAWA SENATORS

Overtime games in first round: 4 of 6

Overtime record: 3-1

Overtime goal-scorers: Dion Phaneuf, Bobby Ryan, Clarke MacArthur

Ice time iron man: Erik Karlsson (182:23)

Total overtime played: 44:31

Total time played: 404:31

NEW YORK RANGERS

Overtime games in first round: 2 of 6

Overtime record: 1-1

Overtime goal-scorer: Mika Zibanejad

Ice time iron man: Ryan McDonagh (158:28)

Total overtime played: 32:56

Total time played: 392:56

ST. LOUIS BLUES

Overtime games in first round: 2 of 5

Overtime record: 2-0

Overtime goal-scorers: Joel Edmundson, Magnus Paajarvi

Ice time iron man: Alex Pietrangelo (149:17)

Total overtime played: 21:30

Total time played: 321:30

NASHVILLE PREDATORS

Overtime games in first round: 1 of 4

Overtime record: 1-0

Overtime goal-scorer: Kevin Fiala

Ice time iron man: Roman Josi (108:56)

Total overtime played: 16:44

Total time played: 256:44

ANAHEIM DUCKS

Overtime games in first round: 1 of 4

Overtime record: 1-0

Overtime goal-scorer: Corey Perry

Ice time iron man: Ryan Getzlaf (89:14)

Total overtime played: 1:30

Total time played: 241:30

EDMONTON OILERS

Overtime games in first round: 2 of 6

Overtime record: 1-1

Overtime goal-scorer: David Desharnais

Ice time iron man: Adam Larsson (140:03)

Total overtime played: 21:37

Total time played: 381:37

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