Ducks claim former first-rounder off waivers from Ottawa; 45 placed on Sunday's wire

Published October 1, 2023 at 2:23 PM

The waiver wire continued to be busy on Saturday, with a total of 25 players being placed on it by their respective teams, including a couple of former first round picks - Nicolas Beaudin and Lassi Thomson.

Speaking of Lassi Thomson, the former Ottawa Senators first round pick has been claimed off waivers by the Anaheim Ducks according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.

Sunday was yet another busy day for waivers, as teams around the National Hockey League continue to prepare their rosters for the start of the 2023-24 season, which gets underway in just over a week.

A total of 45 players were placed on waivers on Sunday afternoon. Let's take a look:

Trevor Carrick (Anaheim)
Michael DiPietro (Boston)
Jeremy Davies (Buffalo)
Joseph Cecconi (Buffalo)
Dave Gust (Chicago)
Mike Hardman (Chicago)
Brett Seney (Chicago)
Kevin Connauton (Los Angeles)
Sam Fagemo (Los Angeles)
Joe Hicketts (Los Angeles)
Hayden Hodgson (Los Angeles)
Mikhail Maltsev (Los Angeles)
Jacob Moverare (Los Angeles)
Steven Santini (Los Angeles
Akil Thomas (Los Angeles)
Thomas Tynan (Los Angeles)
Steven Fogarty (Minnesota)
Jake Lucchini (Minnesota)
Zane McIntyre (Minnesota)
Nick Swaney (Minnesota)
Lias Andersson (Montreal)
Philippe Maillet (Montreal)
Louis Domingue (Rangers)
Mac Hollowell (Rangers)
Scott Sabourin (San Jose)
Nathan Todd (San Jose)
Will Bitten (St. Louis)
Wyatt Kalynuk (St. Louis)
Hugh McGing (St. Louis)
Matt Peca (St. Louis)
Mitchell Chaffee (Tampa Bay)
Sean Day (Tampa Bay)
Philippe Myers (Tampa Bay
Jett Woo (Vancouver)
Matt Irwin (Vancouver)
Sheldon Dries (Vancouver)
Jack Rathbone (Vancouver)
Zach Sawchenko (Vancouver)
Chase Priskie (Washington)
Riley Sutter (Washington)
Ashton Sautner (Winnipeg)
Jansen Harkins (Winnipeg)
Jeff Malott (Winnipeg)
Kristian Reichel (Winnipeg)
Dominic Toninato (Winnipeg)

As is always the case from the opening of the waiver wire until the end of October, the order of teams that can place a claim is based off of last season's standings in reverse. The Anaheim Ducks get the first crack at placing a claim on any of the players above, followed by the Columbus Blue Jackets and Chicago Blackhawks.

If any of the players above go unclaimed on Monday afternoon, they'll be assigned to their respective teams American Hockey League affiliate.

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