They had been looking to fill the spot since trading Martin Jones, who had been the backup to Kings starter Jonathan Quick, to the Boston Bruins on Friday. Jones has since been moved to the San Jose Sharks.
Enroth, at 5-feet-10, 170 pounds, is one of the smaller, if not the smallest goalie in the NHL. He is acrobatic and was moved to Dallas from Buffalo this last season. The suggestion was that he was playing at too high a level for a Buffalo team that was targeting a 30th-place finish in hopes of drafting Connor McDavid.