It was bush league. Everyone knows it. He will have to answer for it sooner or later.
It was honest.
You're a young star. Loads of pressure on you to perform and sell the sport and breathe new life into the Oilers franchise etc. And you score that goal. You're probably gonna lose yourself for a few seconds.
We watch hockey for the entertainment, the drama. The escape. The excitement. The rush.
That's what this is. And that's why it is, IMHO, fine.