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New York Islanders

Ledecky: Islanders focused on getting new arena at Belmont

Islanders owner Jon Ledecky said the team will play at Barclays Center through the end of next season, and the 'singular focus' beyond that is for a new arena at Belmont Park.

"We are locked and loaded on Belmont," Ledecky said Tuesday at a luncheon with Islanders beat writers. "We have the blinders on for Belmont. We're not looking at other places, other things, other opportunities. We want to make Belmont a reality."

The Islanders submitted a bid last month with several other partners, including owners of the New York Mets and Madison Square Garden, to develop a new arena at Belmont Racetrack in Nassau County. The Empire State Development Corp....

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