Staal (neck) will return to the lineup Thursday evening versus the Canadiens, Brian Heyman of Newsday reports.
Staal (neck), who was cleared for contact Friday, is targeting a return next Thursday on the road against the Canadiens, Larry Brooks of the New York Post reports.
Staal (neck) has been placed on injured reserve, according to the NHL media site.
Staal (lower body) will play in Sunday's tilt against Los Angeles.
Staal (lower body) has a 50-50 chance of playing in Sunday's road game against the Kings, Steve Zipay of Newsday reports.
Staal (lower body) will not return for either of the team's contests this weekend.
Staal (lower body) will not play in Thursday's game against the Sabres, Steve Zipay of Newsday reports.
Staal sustained a lower-body injury in Tuesday night's game against the Flyers, and he will not return.
Staal finished with a minus-2 rating while failing to mark the scoresheet in 13:15 of ice time during Wednesday's 5-2 loss to Chicago.
Staal blocked one shot in 19:38 of ice time in a 3-2 overtime victory Saturday over Boston.