The Carolina Hurricanes missed out on free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.

They've now bowed out on Rick Nash.

The Hurricanes are no longer believed to be seeking a trade for Nash, the Columbus Blue Jackets' star forward. While general manager Jim Rutherford won't comment on the Nash situation, the Blue Jackets' insistence that Canes forward Jeff Skinner be a part of a trade apparently has scuttled any chance of a deal.