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Marc-Andre Fleury had the time of his life wearing a GoPro camera

- March 2nd, 2014
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Fleury sporting a head cam. (USA Today)

Whoever said professional athletes transform into robots when the media is present has not met Marc-Andre Fleury.

More specifically, they haven’t met the video of Fleury gleefully wearing a GoPro camera prior to Saturday’s Penguins-Blackhawks outdoor game. (Pittsburgh lost 5-1. It wasn’t pretty.)

Originally, I watched this because GoPro footage offers a unique perspective. But, almost immediately after pressing play, my focus shifted to Fleury’s genuine happiness.

The guy is in heaven.

He’s smiling ear-to-ear during most of the after-practice interview. Presumably, his smile did not leave his face throughout the workout, either.

I also like how Fleury’s teammates attempted to smash the helmet cam. And failed:

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