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

01:22  13 august  2017
01:22  13 august  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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.

- Both the NHL and Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action in the wake of a modified version of the team 's logo being used at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Some white nationalists at a violent rally in Charlottesville, Va., were spotted using the Red Wings logo , a move the team denounced.

Detroit Red Wings logo © (Getty Images) Detroit Red Wings logo Both the NHL and Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action in the wake of reports that the team's logo was being used at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Katie 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.

Earlier Saturday, the Red Wings issued a statement via Twitter threatening legal action and denouncing the "misuse of our logo in this disturbing demonstration."

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.

Both the NHL and Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action in the wake of a modified version of the team 's logo being used at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

NHL 's Red Wings mull legal action to stop white nationalists from using team logo at Virginia rally . To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs. Red Wings denounce use of logo at white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville.

"The Detroit Red Wings vehemently disagree with and are not associated in any way with the event taking place today in Charlottesville, Va.," the statement read. "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."

GoDaddy boots white supremacist web site after offensive post

  GoDaddy boots white supremacist web site after offensive post GoDaddy boots white supremacist web site after offensive postThe web hosting company GoDaddy said on Sunday it had given The Daily Stormer 24 hours to move its domain to another provider after the extremist web site posted an article denigrating the woman who was killed at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

NHL 's Red Wings mull legal action to stop white nationalists from using team logo at Virginia DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings said Saturday they are considering legal action to The team said in a statement it "vehemently" disagrees with the rally and is in no way associated with it.

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings say they are considering legal action to stop white nationalists from using their logo as part of a “disturbing” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The team said in a statement Saturday it “vehemently” disagrees with the rally and is in no way associated with it.

A slightly modified version of the team's distinctive red-and-white logo is being used at the "Unite the Right" rally by a Michigan group calling themselves the "The Detroit Right Wings."

A state of emergency has been declared in Charlottesville, where hundreds of white nationalists and counter-protesters brawled Friday night and were still clashing by mid-day Saturday.

Toronto activists plan Monday rally against white supremacist violence .
People protesting the violent white supremacist rally that occurred on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., plan to gather outside of the U.S. consulate in Toronto on Monday morning. 

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