Minor League Hockey

NHL veteran Keane won't return to Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB (Sports Network) - Long-time NHL forward Mike Keane won't return to the Manitoba Moose for the 2010-11 season.

Manitoba, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, announced it won't renew the 43-year-old veteran's contract.

Keane played 1,161 NHL games with Montreal, Colorado, the New York Rangers, Dallas, St. Louis and Vancouver from 1988 until 2004. He spent the past five seasons with Manitoba.

The Winnipeg native was a member of Stanley Cup championship teams with Montreal in 1993, Colorado in 1996 and Dallas in 1999.

07/20 10:09:15 ET

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