DENVER, April 10 (UPI) -- Mike Ribeiro
's shootout goal gave the Dallas Stars a 3-2 victory Thursday over the Colorado Avalanche.
Steve Begin and Fabian Brunnstrom scored in regulation for Dallas, which was knocked out of the playoff picture last weekend.
Matt Climes stopped 25 shots for the Stars.
Chris Stewart and John-Michael Liles scored for Colorado, which also is out of the playoffs.
Avalanche goaltender Peter Budaj turned back 37 Dallas shots.
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