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Jeff Twohey out as GM as Peterborough Petes make changes after poor season @NHLdotcom

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - The Peterborough Petes are making changes after being swept in the first round of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs.

Jeff Twohey is out after a 17-year run as general manager, the club announced Wednesday. Twohey, who helped the led the Petes to OHL titles in 1996 and 2006, had been with the organization for 29 years.

Head coach Ken McRae and assistants Ryan Barnes and Joe Cirella will not have their contracts renewed. McRae and Barnes will be free to re-apply for their positions after the appointment of a new GM, the team said in a release.

Peterborough finished the regular season with a 29-35-1-3 record but lost its Eastern Conference quarter-final to Mississauga in four straight games.

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