How loud is Game 4? Decibel Meter will tell you

BOSTON -- The Bruins jumped back into this 2011 Stanley Cup Final with a rousing 8-1 victory in Game 3. The local fans? Just as roused, notching the loudest goal celebration of the series so far on the NHL.com Decibel Meter when Brad Marchand scored a beauty while his team was shorthanded.

EVENT/OCCURRENCE

TIME OF PERIOD

DECIBEL READING

COMPARISON
Canucks starting lineup announced, crowd boos

Pre-game

101-105dB Motorcycle
Lights go dark to signal time for Bruins starters

Pre-game

108dB Power mower

Bobby Orr highlights on video screen

Pre-game

108dB Power mower
Orr's flying goal to win in OT on video screen

Pre-game

111dB Sandblasting
Honorary captain Orr among fans on screen

Pre-game

112dB Sandblasting
Horn sounds, Tim Thomas leads players out

Pre-game

114dB Loud rock concert

Starters announced for Boston

Pre-game

108-111dB Power saw

Thomas first save on Henrik Sedin

Early 1st period

102dB Motorcycle
Marchand just misses with slick move

Mid-1st period

107dB Power saw

Luongo save: Mix of "Luuuu" and booing

Mid-1st period 102dB Motorcycle
Marc Savard on the big screen during break

Mid-1st period 105dB Power saw

Peverley beats Luongo for game's first goal

11:59 of 1st period 119dB Loud rock concert
Fans taunt: "Lu-onnnngo, Lu-onnnngo!"

Moments later 103dB Motorcycle
Sendoff by fans as Bruins head off ice

End of 1st period 104dB Power saw

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.