Dunfermline defender Kevin Rutkiewicz has been given a 50-50 chance of making the visit of Inverness.
The former St Johnstone player has missed the first two matches of the season with a thigh injury.
Steven Bell (Achilles) and Nicky Phinn (hamstring) remain on the sidelines.
Chris Hogg is set to return to the Inverness team for the game against the Pars.
Hogg was not ready to play against Hibernian last weekend after rejoining Inverness 24 hours earlier, but he is in the squad for East End Park.
Gregory Tade has recovered from a head knock he suffered against Hibs, but Josh Meekings (ankle), Lee Cox (pelvis) and Billy McKay (ankle) remain out.
Dunfermline (from): Gallacher, Jason Thomson, Potter, Boyle, McCann, Keddie, Dowie, McDougall, Kirk, Barrowman, Burns, Mason, Hardie, Cardle, Ryan Thomson, Graham, Rutkiewicz, Smith.
Inverness (from): Esson, Tokely, Gillet, Proctor, Hogg, Aldred, Ross, Jones, Sutherland, Hayes, Tansey, Doran, Foran, Tade, Piermayr, Graeme Shinnie, Andrew Shinnie, Tuffey.