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The Islanders are set to move to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn when their lease expires at the end of next season, the 2014-15 season. But, for a time, they bounced around the idea of skipping town a year early according to a report in yesterday's Newsday.[sny-box]The Islanders had preliminary discussions in recent months about the team leaving the Uniondale arena at the end of this season, the sources said, but the conversations never advanced and the idea was scrapped.[/sny-box]Deputy County Executive Rob Walker told Newsday that discussions never got to the County level. So, there will be one more go-around at the Old Barn on Hempstead Turnpike.In April 2013, Point Blank reported that the Islanders were considering the possibility of leaving Nassau a year earlier than their lease required.
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