Craig Anderson made 37 saves to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday night.

Maxime Lajoie scored in the second period, and Brady Tkachuk, Mikkel Boedker and Zack Smith all tallied in the third for the Senators.

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson and defenseman Mark Borowiecki lose sight of the puck as Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn watches it fly across the crease behind Anderson during second period NHL hockey action Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

John Klingberg had the lone goal for Dallas, which was playing its first road game after opening the season with four at home. Ben Bishop made 21 saves while losing in regulation against Ottawa for the first time (9-1-4) in his career.

With the score tied 1-1, the Senators went ahead for good early in the third as Dylan DeMelo put a shot on goal and Tkachuk, right in front, redirected it past Bishop at 1:27.

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson celebrates in his crease in the final seconds of third period NHL hockey action against the Dallas Stars Monday Oct. 15, 2018 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

Ottawa made it 3-1 just past midway through the period as Matt Duchene, from behind the net, made a no-look pass to Boedker, who one-timed it past Bishop for his first with the Senators.

Dallas Stars defenseman Connor Carrick collides with Ottawa Senators left wing Tom Pyatt during first period NHL hockey action Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

Looking to cut the lead the Stars pulled their goalie with more than 7 minutes left, and tried it again with over 4 minutes remaining, but Anderson was solid.

Smith scored an empty-netter with 1:37 remaining to seal the win.

Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn collides with Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki along the boards during first period NHL hockey action Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

The Stars jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a power-play goal by Klingberg with 3:07 left in the first.

Dallas Stars defenceman Esa Lindell and goaltender Ben Bishop look on as Ottawa Senators right wing Mark Stone takes a shot during second period NHL hockey action Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

The Senators pushed back in the second and tied it with 20 seconds left when Lajoie picked up his team-leading fourth. The rookie defenseman showed plenty of patience and beat Bishop glove side.

NOTES: During the first TV timeout the Senators honored Ray Emery, who died July 15th. He was 35. Emery was originally drafted by Ottawa (99th overall in 2001) and spent parts of five seasons with Senators, leading them to the Stanley Cup final in 2007. Emery sits fourth in wins and fifth in games played with Ottawa.

Dallas Stars defenseman Marc Methot clears Ottawa Senators left wing Magnus Paajarvi and centre Chris Tierney from in front of goaltender Ben Bishop during first period NHL hockey action Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Ottawa Senators left wing Brady Tkachuk, center, celebrates his goal with teammates right wing Mark Stone, left, and defenseman Dylan DeMelo as Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop stands in his crease during third period NHL hockey action Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

Stars: At New Jersey on Tuesday night.

Senators: Host Montreal on Saturday night.

Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn battles with Ottawa Senators defenseman Chris Wideman behind the net during third period NHL hockey action Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Source: The Associated Press

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