By Jenny Masters

Martin Jones made 27 saves for the Flyers (4-1-1), who have won their first two road games of the season after a 5-3 victory at Edmonton Wednesday night.

Jones, who is in his first Flyers season, made a save with his mask on a Brock Boeser one-timer from the left circle with 1:27 left, and two more saves on a 6-on-4 with Halak pulled in the final 1:20.

“He was an all-star tonight,” coach Alain Vigneault said of Jones. “He played extremely well.”

Carter Hart got his homecoming in a 5-3 win over the Oilers, and Jones got it last night.

The 31-year-old goalie knows Rogers Arena well. His dad Harvey Jones has worked in arena operations for the Canucks since 1994.

Vigneault was head coach of Vancouver from 2006 to 2013.

“Jonesy, him and his dad and me go real far back,” Vigneault said last month during training camp. “His dad was in charge of the rink when I was in Vancouver, so I was with him for seven years, saw the kid grow up a little bit, more in junior hockey there.”

Jones, the North Vancouver native, has played well when facing his dad’s team. In his career against the Canucks, Jones is 9-3-1 with a 2.00 goals-against average and .935 save percentage.

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