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X-Factors For the New York Islanders 2014-2015 Season

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Apr 10, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; New York Islanders forward

Brock Nelson

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Thomas Hickey

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Travis Hamonic

(3) after scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY SportsHere are players that the Islanders need to perform well this season in order for the team to be playing in the post-season.

After failing to reach the post-season last year, the New York Islanders will need many guys to step up in order to get back to where they were a couple of years ago. Here are the guys who need to perform well in order for the Islanders to get back to in the playoffs.