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Asked about the penalty he received from the NHL for a knee-to-knee hit, Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin said Wednesday it might make him "more angry." ((Mike Carlson/Associated Press))

Alex Ovechkin says he isn't going to change his playing style because of a two-game suspension.

Asked about the penalty he received from the NHL for a knee-to-knee hit, the Washington Capitals star said Wednesday it might make him "more angry."

Ovechkin was ejected after the hit on Carolina's Tim Gleason in Monday night, the second time in less than a week he had been tossed from a game.

Coach Bruce Boudreau suggested Tuesday that he might talk with Ovechkin about curbing some of his aggressive play, but on Wednesday the coach said he's not going to tinker with the league's reigning MVP.

Boudreau says he is "satisfied with the way he plays."