His 14 power-play goals led the team and he ranked second in assists with 50 as he helped his team to the Western Hockey League’s East Division title. He appeared in 22 playoff games with Moose Jaw and led the team with 21 points. During the postseason he was tied for the team lead with 12 assists and ranked second with nine goals. He ranked second in the league in playoff scoring, third in goals and fourth in assists.
Jones, 19, played in 249 career games in the WHL with Moose Jaw and the Red Deer Rebels. He scored 61 goals and handed out 112 assists during his junior career. He appeared in 56 playoff games and scored 13 goals while tallying 35 points. His team made the postseason in each of his four WHL seasons.
Jones was selected by the Lightning in the fourth round, 102nd overall, at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.