National Hockey League team condemns white supremacists using its logo

NHL's Detroit Red Wings denounce use of logo at white nationalist rally

"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 team immediately released a statement denouncing any involvement with their actions and what happened in the riots.

There's a lot to unpack here - we honestly just don't even know where to start - but we were baffled to see the Detroit Red Wings' logo appear in photos of some of the white supremacists' home-made riot shields.

The Detroit Red Wings were quick to denounce right-wing marchers in Virginia using the National Hockey League club's famed spoked winged-wheel logo.

Things have gotten truly ugly in Charlottesville, Virginia, where white nationalists are clashing with counter-protesters and police ahead of a rally that was scheduled to begin at noon Saturday. Right-wing blogger Jason Kessler planned what he called a "pro-white" rally to protest Charlottesville's decision to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

Charlottesville has declared a local emergency due to the conflicts between the two groups.

There were also fights Friday night, when hundreds of white nationalists marched through the University of Virginia campus carrying torches.

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