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Dobber checks in every Thursday to force-feed you the latest fantasy hockey trends. The founder of DobberHockey.com and a columnist for The Hockey News website, he long ago immersed himself into this rollercoaster world and is unable to escape.

It’s no secret that in fantasy hockey leagues that are points driven, the power play is king. A Michael Frolik 20-point guy with no power-play time one year could become a 50-point guy the next year if he’s suddenly getting first-unit ice time.

I pulled a report from Frozen Pool just looking at power-play ice time from the last two weeks. Here are the Top 50 players in average ice time per game over that span:

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