us news NHL team threatens legal action against Charlottesville marchers

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The Detroit Red Wings have condemned the use of their logo during white nationalist marches in Charlottesville, Virginia.

In a statement, the team also threatened to take legal action:

Detroit Red Wings @DetroitRedWings

According to CNN.com, right-wing groups and counter-protesters got into physical and verbal altercations ahead of the "Unite the Right" rally being held in Virginia on Saturday.

Ryan M. Kelly of the Daily Progress tweeted the following photo of a demonstrator carrying a sign adorned with the Red Wings' logo:

Ryan M. Kelly @RyanMKellyPhoto

The protests began Friday night when nationalists converged on the University of Virginia's campus and marched while carrying torches.

Per CNN.com, the demonstration is in protest of

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