Nichols gets the nod at Victoria RoadStriker Tom Nichols makes a start for City for the Friday-night fixture at Victoria Road, stepping in for the injured Graham Cummins who misses out on the matchday squad completely.
Regular left-back Craig Woodman remains injured and therefore the starting XI is otherwise unchanged from the victory over Bury.
Matt Jay is on the bench, as is fellow first-year pro Connor Riley-Lowe.
Former Grecian Jamie Cureton leads the line for the Daggers.
Dagenham & Redbridge: Cousins; Batt, Partridge, Saah, Connors; Hemmings, Boucard, Ogogo, Labadie, Chambers; Cureton.
Subs: O’Brien, Doe, Doidge, Porter, Green, Goldberg, Yussuf.
Exeter City: Exeter City: Pym; Butterfield, Ribeiro, Oakley, Moore-Taylor, Davies; Sercombe, Grimes; Bennett, Nicholls, Nichols.
Subs: Hamon, Keohane, Dawson, Wheeler, Jay, Riley-Lowe, Tillson.