The Red Wings and Caps will begin a home-and-home series tonight at Joe Louis Arena. The teams will play again in Washington on Sunday afternoon. Detroit is coming off a 5-0 loss to the Flyers on Tuesday night. Starting goaltender Jimmy Howard returns after missing four games with a sprained left knee. Henrik Zetterberg is questionable because of a sore lower back. A decision on Zetterberg will be made following the morning skate.