OTTAWA, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Jason Smith's first goal this season lifted the Ottawa Senators to a 5-4 overtime win over Dallas Saturday night.
With the contest tied, 4-4, Smith launched a shot past Dallas goalie Marty Turco at 3:30 of the extra session.
Ottawa points' leader Dany Heatley has failed to score in six straight outings.
Dallas' Brad Richards had one goal and one assist. Matt Niskanen, Toby Petersen and Loui Eriksson also scored, with Eriksson's 18th goal at 14:26 of the third creating the 4-4 tie.
Turco yielded five goals on 33 shots for the Stars, who had won two straight.
On the power play, Ottawa went 3-for-6, while Dallas went 1-for-4.