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.