Sports Red Wings denounce use of logo in Charlottesville riot

22:40  12 august  2017
22:40  12 august  2017 Source:   theScore

Red Wings denounce use of logo in Charlottesville riot

  Red Wings denounce use of logo in Charlottesville riot Red Wings denounce use of logo in Charlottesville riot"The Detroit Red Wings vehemently disagree with and are not associated in any way with the event taking place today in Charlottesville, Va.," the team said in a statement. "The Red Wings believe that Hockey is for Everyone and we celebrate the great diversity of our fan base and our nation.

The team immediately released a statement denouncing any involvement with their actions and what happened in the riots . “The Detroit Red Wings vehemently disagree with and are not associated in any way with the event taking place today in Charlottesville , Va.,” the team said in a statement.

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  Red Wings denounce use of logo in Charlottesville riot © Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Red Wings issued a statement Saturday condemning a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where some protesters held shields featuring the iconic Winged Wheel logo.

"The Detroit Red Wings vehemently disagree with and are not associated in any way with the event taking place today in Charlottesville, Va.," the team said in a statement. "The Red Wings believe that Hockey is for Everyone and we celebrate the great diversity of our fan base and our nation.

"We are exploring every possible legal action as it pertains to the misuse of our logo in this disturbing demonstration."

NHL, Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white nationalist rally

  NHL, Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white nationalist rally NHL, Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white nationalist rallyKatie Strang of the Athletic Detroit reports that NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told her the league is "offended and outraged" by this and will explore legal actions to "address offensive and unauthorized" use of property.

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The Red Wings said their statement would be their only comment on the matter. There is a Michigan-based white nationalist group called the Detroit Right Wings that uses the Red Wings ' logo . The group posted on its Twitter account that members had arrived in Charlottesville

A "Unite the Right" rally was set for Saturday, with more than 2,000 expected to take part before clashes broke out between white nationalists and counter-protesters.

The rally was quickly deemed as an unlawful assembly by city officials. Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe later declared a state of emergency in the city, which is home to the University of Virginia.

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Patrick Brown says he wants nothing to do with The Rebel .
Under pressure from the Ontario Liberal Party, Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown has distanced himself from the controversial far-right website The Rebel. “I deplore intolerance of any kind and in any place, including Rebel. That’s why they thoroughly detest me!” Brown tweeted, with a link to a Rebel video critical of his party’s troubled nomination process.His tweet, posted at 11:20 a.m. Saturday, followed one by the Ontario Liberals that was put on the social media site at 7:29 a.m. that day.

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