Ask Brian Campbell. Big money typically results in double the scrutiny.
We made the point last season once Duncan Keith signed his 13-year $72 million contract extension, in turn making Keith the highest-paid player in the history of the organization. Sometimes the scrutiny is unfair or unjust. But nitpicking the performance of athletes is a scene hardly unique to a specific sport or era. High ticket prices and the public’s knowledge of player salaries have intensified this though.