Leicester midfielder Danns signed on loan until the end of the season this week and is expected to feature.
Winger Adam Hammill, on loan from Wolves, will also return to contention after being ineligible for last week's FA Cup win at Charlton.
But manager Simon Grayson has doubts about the fitness of defenders Joel Lynch (hamstring) and Calum Woods (groin), who has missed the last three matches, winger Danny Ward (knee), sidelined for the last four, plus strikers Jimmy Spencer (hamstring) and Alan Lee (back).
Anton Robinson is pushing for only his second start of the season, while fellow midfielder Oscar Gobern is continuing his recovery from ankle surgery as Huddersfield chase their first league win in 11 matches.
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