Many have used the Aruch HaShulchan’s logic to explain some of the chassidish customs of davening very late – even continuing to daven after the z’man tefillah. However, the Magen Avraham and the Mishnah Berurah (89:4) both opine that one must conclude davening in its proper time. We can assume that their understanding of z’man tefillah is different than the way Tosafos explains in the situation of Bilam: that the rabbanan established a time during which one must daven, and that after that time the tefillah is disqualified.
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