Illinois t-shirt company selling, “Wakey Wakey Backes” Shirts
(KTVI) – When St. Louis Blues team captain David Backes went down on the ice in Saturday, it was scary for Blues fans. But when a possible Blackhawks player started to taunt him saying, ‘Wakey Wakey, Backes” while the all-star was clearly incapacitated, Blues fans were livid.
But now, there’s even more outrage to be had. A t-shirt company in Illinois is selling shirts that says, “Wakey Wakey, Backes.” The shirt was found on the website Trending T-Shirts.com
David Backes took a vicious hit in Game 2 Saturday night.
In video from the game posted to YouTube, Bleacher Report.com says you can hear a Blackhawks player saying, “Wakey Wakey Backes.”
St. Louis fans are sounding off on social media about the classless display of disrespect. By Monday afternoon, “Wakey Wakey Backes” was trending on Twitter.
Brent Seabrook was given a three-game suspension by the NHL.