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Old 11-06-2013, 06:52 PM
 
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If you've been to see the Canucks in Vancouver and have also been to other arenas, how does the noise level compare? Do they flash the lights a lot?

I've seen the Kings, Ducks, and Hurricanes at home. The Kings and Ducks were bearable, but after the first Hurricanes game I gave up and let DH go without me because of the excessive loud music and flashing lights.

Could I enjoy a Canucks' game, or is that one of the louder arenas?
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Old 03-27-2014, 02:37 PM
 
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I get called an old fuddy-duddy but this is one of my major complaints about modern sports in general.

Everything is an assault on the senses, like they're trying to be like pro wrestling. Why can't there be a quiet time while there's a break in the action so I can talk to the person next to me about the game? Why does every pause have to be filled with a deafening 15-second snippet of "Crazy Train" or "Enter Sandman?"
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Old 03-30-2014, 11:12 AM
 
Location: South Hills
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Gotta say, I'm with Letterhead. Too much loud music and high-end production. It distracts from the game. As does stopping play several times per period to send the Ice Crew out there to shovel up snow. Something that did not seem to be necessary during the first 25 years or so that I attended hockey games.

Vinnie Lascheid at the old Civic Arena tapping out a few bars of Root Beer Rag during stoppages in play
was plenty enough for me.
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Old 03-30-2014, 10:11 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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After watching the Olympics I was reminded how enjoyable hockey is without all the commercial breaks and excess 'entertainment'.

I've been to a game in Vancouver, it was a good crowd, not overly loud. Get rid of the losers in green body suits, what an embarrassment to the game.
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