With the anticipation of the new, still-unnamed stadium looming, the Red Wings decided to freak everyone out by revealing a new logo. Sort of.
The logo features an Old English style D — similar to the Tigers logo, with a fancy wing shape coming off the end of the letter. Fans thought the graphic would be replacing the beloved winged wheel logo and immediately took to the
public square Internet to express their outrage.
WHAT IS THIS NEW RED WINGS LOGO. NO NO NO NO NO— Hannah Iwrey (@hannahiwrey) February 25, 2016
Turns out, the new D logo is not replacing anything. That's right, people were upset on the web over something that wasn't even true. Imagine that.
The new design will only be featured for the Stadium Series, aka the games that are played in massive outdoor stadiums, which some fans were still pissed off about.
Tomorrow night, the current Red Wings team will take on the current Colorado Avalanche team in Denver as well. You’ll be able to catch both games on Fox Sports Detroit or the NHL Network at 7 PM ET.
If you wanna see people really freaking out, check out the 1000+ Facebook comments.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.