This is/was life as Jonathan Quick's backup:
You practice … a lot
You sit on the bench … a lot.
After 21 games, backup goaltender Jhonas Enroth of the Kings has appeared in five games, made four starts and Sunday against the Carolina Hurricanes relieved Quick after the second period and was flawless. He is 3-1-0 with a goals-against average of 1.17 and a save percentage of .962.
Last season's understudy, Martin Jones, had one win in three starts and appeared once in relief in the Kings' first 21 games.
Enroth, signed as an unrestricted free agent July 1, appears to have that ideal mentality, unruffled at entering a game or getting the occasional...