Happy Halloween: Ryan Kesler skates at Ducks practice... as Big Bird

Professional athletes are really just big kids in a lot of ways. Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler proved that at practice on Tuesday.

Excuse me, was there a big yellow bird on this ice? @Ryan_Kesler just took #HockeyHalloween to a whole new level! pic.twitter.com/VbEiotq7ib

— Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) October 31, 2017

To our knowledge, Seasame Street's Big Bird is not a duck. But Big Bird does have feathers and so do ducks, so make of that what you will.

Either way, it's a good bit of hockey fun on Halloween from Kesler, who has been known to enjoy a good joke. Like when he dressed as a fan for a Ducks preseason game: