Blues captain David Backes took a vicious hit from Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook during Saturday's game. And as Backes struggled to stand on his own two feet, obviously dazed and confused from being pummeled into the boards -- a Blackhawks player taunted him, saying, "Wakey wakey, Backes! Wakey wakey!"
Youtube If Backes was more than half-conscious, he would have kicked every Blackhawk's ass.
NHL writer Dave Lozo noticed the incident, which was caught by CBC's microphones that hover over the ice, and tweeted the video, adding, "Gross." You can hear the Blackhawks' taunt at approximately 40 seconds:More »