Make an offer.
Hold your breath.
Let the crest do the rest.
That’s the recipe Leafs GM Dave Nonis used to land the most coveted player in the free agent sweepstakes and repatriate a valued member of last year’s team.
Right winger David Clarkson came to Toronto because he wanted to be a Maple Leaf.
Tyler Bozak, in Nonis’ estimation, turned down more money elsewhere because he wanted to be a Maple Leaf.
Dave Bolland raved about the chance to be a Leaf a week ...