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How loud is Game 3? Decibel Meter will tell you

Monday, 06.06.2011 / 11:10 PM / 2011 Stanley Cup Final - Canucks v Bruins

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How loud is Game 3? Decibel Meter will tell you

BOSTON -- There is a long NHL tradition in this Original Six town. One way to tell during Game 3 is just how loud it's going to get as the Bruins look to find their home-ice equilibrium and avoid an 0-3 crater in this 2011 Stanley Cup Final.

The NHL.com Decibel Meter is in the TD Garden house after registering a high of 117 decibels at Rogers Arena on Alex Burrows game-winner 11 seconds into OT of Game 2.

Here's the audio roll from tonight's game



EVENT/OCCURRENCE
TIME OF PERIOD
DECIBEL READING
COMPARISON
Video of Bobby Orr's unforgettable flying goal
Pre-game
101dB Snowmobile
Boos as Canucks step onto the ice
Pre-game
101dB Snowmobile
Let's Go Bruins chant, anticipating team
Pre-game
104dB Power saw
Cam Neely introduced honorary captain
Pre-game
107dB Power saw
Thomas leads Bruins onto ice
Pre-game
108dB Sandblasting
Canadian anthem, Canucks fans chime in
Pre-game
100dB Motorcycle
Sustained singing of U.S. anthem by fans
Pre-game
104dB Power saw
Scrum after Luongo save
Early 1st period
106dB Power saw
Sustained chances during five-minute major
5:07 of 1st period
107dB Sandblasting
Big hit by Ference on Ryan Kesler
Near end of 1st
104dB Power saw
Huge Tim Thomas saves
Near end of 1st
106dB Power saw
Ference scores goal
:11 of 2nd period
117dB Loud rock concert
Bruins take 2-0 lead on Recchi goal
4:22 of 2nd period
115dB Loud rock concert
Marchand scores sweet shorthanded goal
11:30 of 2nd period
118dB Loud rock concert
Sustained cheering after the goal
Moments later 105-108dB Power saw
Krejci makes it 4-0
15:27 of 2nd period
117dB Loud rock concert
Fans taunt: "Luuuongo, Luuuongo"
Moments later
105dB Power saw
Tim Thomas knocks down Henrik Sedin
Early 3rd period
105dB Power saw
Andrew Ference upends Daniel Sedin
Seconds later
103dB Power saw
Paille shorthanded goal to make it 5-zip
11:38 of 3rd period
115dB Loud rock concert
B's fans chant "We Want the Cup!"
Moments later
102dB Motorcycle
Recchi makes it 6-1 17:39 of 3rd period
115dB Loud rock concert
Kelly continues to pour it on 
27 seconds later
115dB Loud rock concert
"Luuuongo! Luuongo!" chant Moments later 104dB Power saw
Ryder tallies Bruins' eighth goal 19:29 of 3rd period
114dB Loud rock concert
Fan cheers during final 15 seconds
End of regulation
112dB Sandblasting





NOTES
:

Level at which sustained exposure may result in hearing loss:      90 - 95dB
Pain begins:     
125dB
Loudest recommended exposure WITH hearing protection:      
140dB
Loudest sound possible:      
194dB



Statistics for the Decibel Comparison Chart were taken from a study by Marshall Chasin , M.Sc., Aud(C), FAAA, Centre for Human Performance & Health, Ontario, Canada.






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