Chris Neal was praised by boss Graham Turner after the goalkeeper helped Shrewsbury beat Newport in the FA Cup first round.
Former Exeter midfielder Neil Saunders has had to call time on his playing career at the age of just 27.
Rotherham United have extended the loan spells of forwards Abdulai Bell-Baggie and Craig McAllister to the end of the season.
Rotherham United have signed Exeter City striker Craig McAllister on a one-month emergency loan.
Barnet have allowed Calum Butcher and Craig McAllister to return to Tottenham and Exeter respectively.
Barnet have re-signed Dean Sinclair, while also agreeing deals for Craig McAllister and Calum Butcher.
Two second-half goals to defeat Darlington were enough to give Exeter another three points.
Exeter moved above Dagenham and Redbridge into sixth place in League Two after a 2-1 victory at Victoria Road.