Striker Akpo Sodje could make his debut as Hibernian go in search of a first goal of 2011.
Goalkeeper Jakub Divis could be on the bench with Graham Stack set to start at Easter Road as manager Colin Calderwood operates a rotation policy.
On-loan Celtic defender Richie Towell is a doubt, while Kevin McCann (knee) is the only confirmed absentee, with Merouane Zemmama, Chris Hogg and Edwin de Graaf having left Easter Road on transfer deadline day.
St Mirren have an unchanged squad at Hibernian.
David Barron is still struggling with a calf injury and is set to miss out.
Nick Hegarty, Garry Brady and Gareth Wardlaw remain on the sidelines.
Hibernian (from): Stack, Divis, Hart, Hogg, Murray, Nish, Riordan, Rankin, Dickoh, Thicot, Stevenson, McBride, Duffy, Hanlon, Smith, Galbraith, Trakys, Wotherspoon, Thornhill, Brown, Miller, Towell, Scott, Palsson, Sodje.
St Mirren (from): Gallacher, Mair, van Zanten, Potter, McGregor, Travner, Goodwin, Thomson, McQuade, Murray, Cregg, McAusland, Higdon, McGowan, Dargo, Mooy, Samson, McLean.