NHL Waivers - Jan. 30: 1 Player Clears & Another Goes on Waivers

While there isn't action on the waiver front every day in the NHL, today is a busier one. One player that was put on waivers yesterday cleared and a new player has now been placed on waivers. Devin Shore of the Seattle Kraken cleared and Rourke Chartier from the Ottawa Senators has been placed on waivers.

Shore is the type of player that will spend time in both the AHL and the NHL throughout a season. He is a reliable body to come into the lineup when his team needs someone to play under 10 minutes and not make mistakes, but there are better options on the Kraken that have kept him out of the lineup for half of the season. He has one goal and four points in 21 games this season averaging eight minutes a game. He will surely be back in the lineup at some point this season as injuries happen.

As for Chartier, he has been the Senators' fourth line center for a good chunk of the season, playing 34 games. As the team is right near the bottom of the standings and he has only contributed two goals and three points this season, the 27-year-old UFA will likely get some games in the AHL moving forward. He hasn't played there this season, but the former San Jose Sharks' fifth rounder has the potential for a call-up in the future this season. I don't see him being picked up on waivers or envision him getting another contract with the Senators after this season though.

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