Red Wings Condemn Use of Logo at White Nationalist Rally

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If you saw pictures or videos from Charlottesville, you may have seen the Red Wings' logo.

Apparently, there is a Michigan-based white supremacy group called the "Detroit Right Wings" that has appropriated the team's logo.

White nationalists clashed with counterprotesters during a rally Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. That thing inside the wheel is an SS pattern. You'll see some of these logos have a passing-at-best resemblance to the Detroit Red Wings logo, but one imagines it's a bit easier to get a magnetic Red Wings logo for your poster-board Dungeons and Dragons shield than something from 1937 Germany.

"The Red Wings believe that hockey is for everyone and we celebrate the great diversity of our fan base and our nation".

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In response, the NHL's Detroit Red Wings issued a statement Saturday condemning the bastardized use of their logo in such a hateful way and threatened legal action.

The Detroit Right Wings, according to Deadspin.com, took to YouTube in July to raise $2,500 to fund their Charlottesville trip.

One person died and 19 were injured after a auto plowed through a crowd Saturday at the rally.

A state of emergency has been declared in Charlottesville - home of the University of Virginia - as violence has broken out between "pro-white" groups and protestors.

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