Found February 07, 2012 on Smashville 24/7:
How loud did Smashville get tonight? Courtesy of our new decibel meter, you can find out right here...Decibels (dB)Play104 (dB)Preds come onto the ice108Colin Wilson 1st period goal108Sergei Kostitsyn 2nd period goal109Mike Fisher 2nd period goal100TV timeout ovation100Matt Halischuk near miss in 3rd period104Ryan Kesler stopped in shootout109David Legwand shootout goalTo give you an idea how loud it was, here are some comparisons:85dB Beginning of hearing damage range, earplugs should be worn100dB Normal average car or house stereo at maximum volume110dB Car stereo with two 6 x 9” speakers and 100 watts116dB Human body begins to perceive vibration from low frequencies120dB Front row at a rock concert

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