Stastny to return Thursday

St. Louis, MO ( - St. Louis Blues center Paul Stastny is set to return Thursday after being sidelined since mid-October with an upper body injury.

Stastny last played on Oct. 18 against Arizona and missed eight games after being placed on injured reserve. He notched a goal and three assists in four games before the injury.

The Blues will conclude a home-and-home set with New Jersey on Thursday.