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David Castillo

David Castillo

StrongSide Contributor

David Castillo covers the Stars for StrongSide. He has written for SB Nation and Wrong Side of the Red Line, covering hockey at all levels, the UFC, and broad topics within the world of sports science.

Stories by David Castillo

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Miro Heiskanen Is Poised to Have a Career Season, And He Has Pete DeBoer to Thank

The Stars' new head coach should bring the best out of the Finnish sensation. Will it be enough to carry the rest of Dallas' blueline?
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The Stars’ Offseason Isn’t Over Yet. What Questions Are Left to Answer?

Are they finished making moves? Is there more to come? Either way, here's what's on our minds.
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There’s No Divorcing the Stars’ Free-Agent Blitz From John Klingberg’s Departure

Dallas made two smart signings this week. But the player they won't re-sign looms over both of them.
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The Stars’ NHL Draft Haul is About More Than All Those Defensemen They Drafted

Dallas’ strategy couldn’t have been more obvious. Whether that’s a good or bad thing remains to be seen.
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What Can Jim Nill’s Past Tell Us About the Stars’ Future?

The Stars’ general manager is here to stay, possibly for a while. His third act will reverberate well beyond his time in his current job.

Stories by David Castillo

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Pete DeBoer Is a Good Hire. But Is the New Stars Coach Arriving at the Wrong Time?

The former Vegas boss is a win-now coach taking over a roster that's anything but.
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Hockey

What Lessons Can the Stars Learn From the Stanley Cup Finalists?

More importantly: what can Dallas learn from how the Avalanche and Lightning got there?
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The Stars’ Most Important Player Might Not Be on the Roster. Yet.

Wyatt Johnston could shape Dallas' 2022-2023 season for reasons that have nothing and everything to do with him.
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Rick Bowness Is Gone. Where Do the Stars Go From Here?

The Dallas Stars need to fix a lot of things heading into the 2022-2023 season. Which coach is the best candidate to do it?
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The Stars’ First-Round Exit Showed Us That Offense Doesn’t Take Care of Itself

All season long, the Stars lived life on the defensive edge. It cost them when it mattered most.