There was an article in the Province newspaper today saying he was signed to a one year deal, but it didn't give any information about the contract other than it is a one-way deal. So he won't be going to play in Manitoba at all.
Uh, NHLPA.com lists is 2003/2004 salary as $2 million...but I'm guessing this is the contract Colorado bought out? It lists him as a member of the Avalanche, I'm guessing it just hasn't been updated yet.
At 500K, Keane is the perfect replacement for the "void" left by Klatt/Baron. He had a solid preseason, and I can see him getting about 40 games or so, and probably getting in some playoff games as well. Very solid move by Burke