Heather Riske

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – “Wakey, wakey Backes.”

That’s the now-infamous jab heard from a Chicago Blackhawks player after Blues captain David Backes was struck with a booming hit by defenseman Brent Seabrook in Saturday’s game at the Scottrade Center.

And now, the taunt is splayed across a T-shirt for sale on trendingt-shirts.com.

From Y98.com: Blackhawks Hit Backes and Taunt Him Afterward

Many say the comment, caught in a YouTube video, sounds like Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith. Keith said today that he couldn’t quite recall whether or not he said, “Wakey, wakey,” to Backes after the hit.

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Seabrook was suspended three games for the hit. Backes had to leave Saturday’s game, and KMOX Sports has confirmed that he will not be playing in tonight’s game.

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