The Easter Road boss is already without midfielders Alex Harris and Paul Cairney (both ankle), while the match at McDiarmid Park has come too soon for defenders James McPake (back) and Tim Clancy (groin), who are at least nearing a return to fitness.
However, Scotland midfielder Kevin Thomson does return to the Hibs squad after serving a two-match ban.
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