Miss Canada's outrageous hockey tribute; Rinaldo's hearing set; Bieksa out indefinitely (Puck Headlines)

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• From the Miss Universe competition, via @siomo. We're pretty sure it's Miss Uruguay.

• Zac Rinaldo’s hearing with the DoPS will take place Monday afternoon. [Broad Street Hockey]

• Remember Redfield T. Baum? He’s still dealing with the Coyotes mess and on Wednesday recommended that the NHL be denied nearly all of its $145 million claim in damages against former franchise owner Jerry Moyes. [Globe and Mail]

• The AHL West is getting clearer. The Sharks’ minor league team in Worcester, Massachusetts is expected to move to San Jose next season. The league is expected to formally announced its western plans next week. [Mercury News]

Awesome series: Interviews with DC ambassadors from hockey nations. Here's Finnish Ambassador to the US, her Excellency Ritva Koukke-Ronde. [Puck Buddys]

• Evgeni Malkin is set to miss the All-Star Game with a lower-body injury. [Tribune-Review]

• Braden Holtby, John Carlson and Nick Backstrom easily could be headed to Columbus this weekend. Who was the biggest snub on the Caps? And will Backstrom get the call for Malkin? [Japers' Rink]

• The NHL wanted one of next year’s Stadium Series games to be the Wild vs. the Stars, but Minnesota requested they face the Blackhawks. [Star Tribune]

• Nick Foligno has gone from unheard of to All-Star captain in the span of a few years. [Yahoo]

• Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa will be out indefinitely after breaking his hand on Tuesday night. [Vancouver Sun]

• A rebuttal to Josh's piece on Buffalo and Connor McDavid. [What's Going On In Buffalo]

• Where have you gone, NHL shot-blocking, crease-clearing defenseman? [Eye on Hockey]

• The surviving members of the “Miracle on Ice” will reunite next month to celebrate their 35th anniversary. During the weekend, the jersey of Bob Suter, who passed away in September, will be retired to the rafters of Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, New York. [Miracle on Ice Reunion]

• Have the LA Kings been unlucky? Darryl Sutter chimes in. [LA Kings Insider]

• How country singer Barbara Mandrell helped grow hockey in Nashville. [Tennessean]

• Todd Bertuzzi has left the Binghamton Senators to get his knee checked out. The team would welcome him back should he decided to return. [TWC News]

• Taking a look at the Penguins' salary cap situation the rest of the way. Could they fit Jaromir Jagr, if needed? [The Hockey Writers]

• The Oshawa Generals sit atop this week’s Dynamic Dozen. [Buzzing the Net]

• Sean Bergenheim’s play for the Florida Panthers this season should earn him much more time out of the press box. [Litter Box Cats]

• Who are the top 100 goalies in fantasy hockey, keeper league edition? [Dobber Hockey]

• Finally, via the Iowa Wild, here’s defenseman Danny Syvret scoring a goal from the upper deck: