What's all the noise about?

Simple, the Vancouver Canucks are looking to get the jump on the franchise's first Stanley Cup by winning the opening two games of this Final. But the Bruins are looking to make a little history of their own as they attempt to secure the franchise's sixth Stanley Cup.

Put your ear to the NHL.com Decibel Meter for these sound booms during tonight's game:




Manny! Manny! Manny! (Malhotra) chant Pre-game

98dB Snowmobile
Finish of Canadian national anthem

Pre-game 105dB Power saw

Luongo makes stick save

Early 1st period 100dB Snowmobile
Malhotra waits for his first face-off Early 1st period 106dB Power saw
Malhotra first shift, appears on video screen

Early 1st period 108dB Power saw
Interference call on Chara

Mid-1st period 103dB Motorcycle
Burrows scores game's first goal

12:12 of 1st period 111dB Sandblasting

Just-missed Erhoff shorthanded attempt Early 2nd period 102dB Motorcycle
Big Luongo save  Early 2nd period 102dB Motorcycle
Fans groan after spectacular Thomas save Mid-2nd period 99dB Snowmobile


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.