Oilers goaltender Mike Smith makes a save money on Cody Eakin of the Golden Knights. (David Becker/Associated Press)

McDavid and Bear offered the Oilers a 2-0 lead prior to Eakin cut the lead in half with 20 seconds remaining in the very first period.

Granlund got his 100th profession point when tidied up his own rebound with a backhand to beat Fleury with just under 8 minutes to go in the second duration.

Theodore reacted with his second of the season, ending a 20-game objective drought, when he raced into the zone and utilized his crafty stick-handling skills to divide a set of defenders in the slot and beat Smith five-hole with 5:41 staying in the period.

McDavid and Draisaitl struck again, this time on a power play at 2:11 of the 3rd, when Fleury was sluggish to get back in position. Draisaitl's pass from behind the objective discovered McDavid, who one-timed a wrister into the internet, extending Edmonton's to 2 objectives.

"We had stretches in the 2nd where we were type of showing our video game and we were beginning to absolutely play the right method, however it got away from us a bit," Theodore stated. "We're not even coming close to our expectations, specifically with Edmonton can be found in. We understood they were gon na be good, we understood they were gon na be quick, I simply didn't believe we had that match tonight."

Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl are slowly revealing rest of the league there is no much better scoring tandem in the NHL. On Saturday night, Edmonton's vibrant duo taught the Vegas Golden Knights a lesson.

McDavid, Draisaitl run wild in Vegas:

Connor McDavid had a pair of goals and Leon Draisaitl included 3 helps as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2. 0:23

"They've been strong all year," Edmonton coach Dave Tippett stated. "They're top talent. I would state as great as they've been, I believe there's been other parts of our team that have been quite well. They're clearly crucial cogs to what we're attempting to do, but they've really bought in to a team atmosphere, the method we wish to play as a team."

Ethan Bear and Markus Granlund likewise scored for the Pacific Division-leading Oilers. Mike Smith stopped 25 shots to make his 250th profession triumph. Smith, 7-6-1 this season, got better from a 5-1 loss to Los Angeles on Thursday when he allowed three first-period goals prior to being replaced by Mikko Koskinen.

'Complete effort'

Edmonton, 7-3-2 in its last 12 games, moved into a first-place tie with St. Louis Blues atop the Western Conference with 33 points.

"There's lots of talk about us today," McDavid stated. "But I believed it was a complete effort tonight."

Vegas, meanwhile, came out flat, was outskated and outhustled for much of the game, and couldn't seem to match Edmonton's speed or intensity.

Now the Golden Knights hit the roadway for tests in Dallas and Nashville stuck in a 2-5-2 slide after losing the last 2 during a four-game homestand.

"It was frustrating from the start right to the finish," Vegas coach Gerard Gallant stated. "The execution wasn't there this evening, however it's got ta start with battling and competing and winning those fights. Get your nose filthy a little bit. And it's not all the people, there's some men. We've got ta get more of a team game.

"We just didn't have any push back and that's what disappoints me with our group."

Cody Eakin and Shea Theodore scored for Vegas. Marc-Andre Fleury completed with 27 saves and dropped to 10-4-1 in his profession against the Oilers.

"It was a whole group effort," Draisaitl said. Draisaitl and McDavid are first and 2nd in NHL scoring, with 47 and 46 points, respectively."There's lots of talk about us right now," McDavid stated. McDavid and Draisaitl struck once again, this time on a power play at 2:11 of the 3rd, when Fleury was slow to get back in position."We had stretches in the second where we were kind of revealing our game and we were starting to certainly play the best way, however it got away from us a little bit," Theodore said.