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Red Wings denounce use of logo by white nationalists


The Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action to stop white nationalists from using their logo as part of a “disturbing” rally in Charlottesville.


The Red Wings say they are “exploring every possible legal action as it pertains to the misuse of our logo in this disturbing demonstration.” The team adds that it believes hockey is for everyone and celebrates the diversity of its fan base and the country.


NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly decried the “irresponsible and improper use” of the logo.


“This specific use is particularly offensive because it runs counter to the inclusiveness that our league values and champions,” Daly said in an email.


There is a Michigan-based white nationalist group called the Detroit Right Wings that uses the Red Wings’ logo.




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