DETROIT (WXYZ) – The Detroit Lions are the city’s second pro sports team to see their logo hijacked by white nationalists and Nazi protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. Detroit Red Wings condemn use of logo during white nationalist rally A photo, circulated in national media, got the attention of team management, for its striking similarity to […]
Scores of white nationalists with torches marched, chanted racial slurs and attacked counter-protestors in Charlottesville, Va. last night. If you saw pictures or videos from Charlottesville, you may have seen the Red Wings' logo. "Pro-white" protestors gathered on the University of Virginia campus to protest the taking down of a statue of Confederate General Robert […]
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 […]
DETROIT (WXYZ) – The Detroit Red Wings are condemning the use of the team's logo by white nationalists during a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday. Several injured as white nationalists clash with counter-protestors in Virginia President Trump tweets after white nationalists, protestors clash in Virginia A video on the scene from […]
The violent white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend has featured Nazis, wannabe Nazis, Klansmen, militia members, Polynesian cultural appropriators and, in one case, the Detroit Red Wings logo being used by white nationalists on homemade shields and flags. Both the Red Wings and the National Hockey League spoke out about this on Saturday.
In Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday night, a collection of white supremacists and nationalists and Nazi cos-players and frightened man-babies marched on McIntire Park, taking issue with the city’s decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a municipal park. Many of them carried tiki torches, an item that was popularized in […]
The Detroit Red Wings said Saturday 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 it "vehemently" disagrees with the rally and is in no way associated with it. The logo of the NHL club could […]
The Detroit Red Wings said they "vehemently disagree" with the use of their logo by far-right extremists at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Rally supporters and counterprotesters screamed, chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles and unleashed chemical sprays on each other Saturday morning. At least one group was seen carrying placards with the […]
Every offseason there is always a discussion centered around two possibilities that almost never happen: The potential for a restricted free agent to sign an offer sheet, and the team that owns the No. 1 overall pick potentially trading it. When it comes to the latter point, expect this to be yet another year where […]
As the dust settles on another hockey season, fans have been wondering whether or not the Penguins will accept a White House invitation to meet with President Donald Trump. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the team will not turn down an invitation, should it arrive. Team president David Morehouse put out a statement earlier in […]
Within hours of the Golden State Warriors winning the NBA championship, there was a report that the team had unanimously decided not to attend a White House ceremony in their honor. This was walked back a little by the Warriors, but without a emphatic rebuke it would appear there’s some smoke to this fire. “The […]
Clearly, head coach Guy Boucher didn’t trust the rookie in such a big game. Kelly, 36, and Wingels, 29, have each played their share of big games. Kelly went to a Cup final with the Sens in 2007, and he went to a couple more with the Bruins.