According to Ken Holland, Darren Helm, Ville Leino and Jonathan Ericksson have all been sent to Grand Rapids. Aaron Downey has been put on waivers to be reassigned.
Darren McCarty has a groin injury and will start the regular season in Detroit on injured reserve.
Kyle Quincey is not on the ice and not on waivers. The team has until 3 p.m. Wednesday to finalize its regular-season roster. The team is likely shopping Quincey around for trade.