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Ovechkin's fine, Shanny's future and more

Updated: October 24, 2009, 11:00 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

As always, people around the league were theorizing this week that perhaps there's a double standard when it comes to league discipline and star players.

The latest comes from "slew footing" incidents involving Evgeny Artyukhin and Alex Ovechkin in back-to-back nights. One player received a three-game suspension and one player was fined, respectively. But before we buy into the conspiracy theory of a double standard, let's also look at the facts:

Artyukhin is now a three-time ...

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