The Perth Thunder have lost the first game of their exhibition series against the Chinese Ice Hockey League (CIHL) All Stars. After a scoreless first period the CIHL All Stars scored two goals before the Thunder scored one of their own to finish the second period 1-2. The CIHL All Stars put on third goal in the last period with the game finishing 1-3. Game 2 of the three game series is on 17 February at the Perth Ice Arena.
– CIHL All Stars 3-1 Perth Thunder (18:45, 15 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CIHL All Stars – Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CIHL All Stars – Perth Thunder (16:30, 18 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)