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Stars forward Mike Ribeiro arrested on public intoxication charge

In this Oct. 10, 2010 photo provided by the Plano Police Department, Dallas Stars hockey player Mike Ribeiro is shown. Ribeiro has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication at a suburban Dallas restaurant. (AP Photo/Plano Police Department)

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In this Oct. 10, 2010 photo provided by the Plano Police Department, Dallas Stars hockey player Mike Ribeiro is shown. Ribeiro has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication at a suburban Dallas restaurant. (AP Photo/Plano Police Department)

PLANO, Texas - Dallas Stars forward Mike Ribeiro has been arrested on a misdemeanour charge of public intoxication at a suburban Dallas restaurant.

Plano police say Ribeiro and three others were released from jail before dawn Monday after their arrests Sunday night.

The 30-year-old Ribeiro scored the winning goal in a shootout to beat the New York Islanders 5-4 Saturday night, giving the Stars their first 2-0 start since 2006.

Dallas plays its home opener Thursday night against Detroit.

Stars general manager Joe Nieuwendyk says the team will handle the matter internally.

A police spokeswoman said there was no information on a lawyer for Ribeiro.

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