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In this photo provided by the Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Gov. Cuomo, center left, poses with performer and Long Island native Billy Joel, center right, at a news conference at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Cuomo announced on Wednesday that his 2018 budget contains funds to bring the New York Islanders NHL team back to Long Island to play in a new arena to be built on the grounds of Belmont Park. The Islanders left their original home at the Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum and have played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. since 2015. Joining Cuomo and Joel are New York Islanders captain John Taveres, left, and New York Islander Cal Clutterback, right. (Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP)

New York Islanders to leave Brooklyn, return to suburbs

- Associated Press

The New York Islanders, who moved from their suburban home to Brooklyn in 2015, have won a $1 billion development bid to build a new 18,000-seat arena, hotel and other amenities on the grounds of Belmont Park, east of New York City.

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