The team announced Wednesday that Stamkos will return to the lineup Thursday night at home against Buffalo. He was injured on Nov. 11 at Boston.
Stamkos has 14 goals and 23 points in 17 games this season.
Stamkos was cleared after X-rays showed his leg has healed. He called it an exciting day, noting he has "a new perspective" on his career," as well as a deeper appreciation for the hard work necessary to be successful.