Quote Originally Posted by peter.gryphon View Post
Sounds like you're describing the mentality of a controlled scrimmage not an exhibition game where 100% USport rules are followed, there is a full officiating staff, coaches agree on best-on-best periods etc cetera.
Not a question of controlled scrimmage or not. Coaches will use the opportunity to evaluate players. There won't be any team specific game prep. Most of the playbook isn't installed yet.

Exhibition games are not real games, no matter the details like officiating and whatnot.